The Budget

The Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee announced the following schedule for Senate Budget Hearings:

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Commerce and Labor Committee: Bureau of TennCare/Healthcare Finance Administration
Education Committee: State Board of Education
Judiciary Committee: District Attorneys General Conference; District Public Defenders Conference
State and Local Government Committee: Alcoholic Beverage Commission; Department of Military; Registry of Election Finance/Ethics Commission

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Education Committee: Department of Education
Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: Department of Agriculture
Health and Welfare Committee: Health Services and Development Agency; Commission on Aging and Disability
Transportation Committee: Department of Transportation

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Commerce and Labor Committee: Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Finance, Ways and Means Committee: Secretary of State; TN State Museum
Judiciary Committee: Attorney General and Reporter; Administrative Office of the Courts
State and Local Government Committee: Department of Veteran Services; TACIR

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Education Committee: TN Higher Education Commission/TSAC; University of Tennessee; TN Board of Regents; TN Education Lottery Corporation
Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: TN Wildlife Resources Agency
Health and Welfare Committee: Commission on Children and Youth; Department of Children’s Services
Transportation Committee: Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Commerce and Labor Committee: Department of Commerce and Insurance
Finance, Ways and Means Committee: Comptroller of the Treasury; Treasury
Judiciary Committee: Office of Post Conviction Defender; TN Bureau of Investigation
State and Local Government Committee: Department of Correction; TRICOR; Board of Parole

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Education Committee: University of Memphis; Middle Tennessee State University; Tennessee State University
Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: Department of Environment and Conservation; Department of Tourist Development
Health and Welfare Committee: Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities; Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Commerce and Labor Committee: Department of Economic and Community Development
Finance, Ways and Means Committee: Department of Finance and Administration
State and Local Government Committee: Department of Human Resources; Department of General Services; TN Human Rights Commission

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Education Committee: East Tennessee State University; Austin Peay State University; Tennessee Technical University
Health and Welfare Committee: Department of Health; Department of Human Services

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Commerce and Labor Committee: Department of Financial Institutions; TN Public Utility Commission
Finance, Ways and Means Committee: Department of Revenue; TN Arts Commission
State and Local Government Committee: TN Housing Development Agency; TN Historical Commission

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Health and Welfare Committee: Bureau of TennCare/Healthcare Finance Administration

The week of January 28th, 2019, Governor Lee and his Administration held budget hearings with his Department heads.  To watch the archived video of each individual department, please click on the appropriate video below.

Department of Agriculture
Charlie Hatcher, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Commerce and Insurance
Julie Mix McPeak, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Correction
Tony C Parker, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Children’s Services
Jennifer Nichols, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Human Resources
Juan Williams, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Human Services
Danielle Barnes, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
Brad Turner, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Economic and Community Development
Rob Wolfe, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Education
Dr. Lyle Ailshie, Interim Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Environment & Conservation
David Salyers, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Finance & Administration 
Stuart McWhorter, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Financial Institutions
Greg Gonzales, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of General Services
Christi Branscom, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Health
Dr. Lisa Piercey, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Dr. Jeff McCord, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Marie Williams, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of the Military
Jeff Holmes, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Revenue
David Gerregano, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Safety
Jeff Long, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
David Rausch, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Division of TennCare
Gabe Roberts, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Mike Krause, Executive Director

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Tourist Development
Mark Ezell, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Transportation
Paul Degges, Interim Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout

Department of Veterans Services
Courtney Rogers, Commissioner

Budget PowerPoint

Budget Handout