JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

ON

APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

 

Monday October 24, 1011

Room 228 State House

 

DRAFT AGENDA

9:30 a.m.    Meeting                          

           

I           Revenue Report

            - Michael Allen, Dir., Div. of Econometric Research, Maine Revenue Services

                       

II         Report on the “Streamline and Prioritize Government Services Task Force”

- H. Sawin Millett, Commissioner, Department of Administrative and Financial Services

 

III        DHHS Issues – MaineCare Updates (Caseload and Claims), MIHMS Update including CMS Certification, Federal Audits, Speech and Hearing Rate Development and Impact, Child Care Voucher Program

- Mary Mayhew, Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services

 

IV        Update on Child Development Services Fiscal Performance and Outlook

            - Steven Bowen, Commissioner, Department of Education

- James Rier, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Education

 

V          Financial Order Waiver Requests (If Necessary)

 

 

2:00 p.m.   Public Hearing

 

LD 359: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Wastewater and Drinking Water Revolving Loan Funds           

 

LD 741: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Water and Sewer Infrastructure To Protect Public Health and To Facilitate the Expansion and Growth of Business

 

LD 919: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Weatherize and Upgrade the Energy Efficiency of Maine Homes and Businesses and To Provide for a Trained Workforce for Maine's Energy Future

 

LD 948            : An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Create Jobs through Energy Efficiency

 

LD 1240:  An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Reduce the Cost of Government through Energy Efficiency