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State budget talks for Tennessee's 2015-2016 fiscal year to begin next week

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Tennessee state budget talks for the 2015-2016 fiscal year begin November 24th in Nashville. 

Governor Bill Haslam, Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin, Chief Operating Officer Greg Adams and David Thurman, state budget director, will preside over the meetings. 

The meetings will continue following Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, December 2 and run through Friday, December 5.

The proceedings can be watched live online at  

Below is an itinerary of the meetings, all times are Central Standard Time.

Monday, November 24, 2014

10:00-11:00 a.m.             Human Services

11:00-11:30 a.m.             Tourist Development

1:15-2:15 p.m.                Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

2:15-3:00 p.m.                Health

3:30-4:30 p.m.                Children's Services

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

10:30-11:15 a.m.             Human Resources

1:30-2:30 p.m.                Safety and Homeland Security

2:30-3:30 p.m.                Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

4:00-4:30 p.m.                Commerce and Insurance

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

10:00-10:30 a.m.             Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

10:30-11:00 a.m.             Revenue

11:00-11:45 a.m.             Transportation

1:30-2:00 p.m.                Veterans Affairs

2:00-2:30 p.m.                Labor and Workforce Development

2:30-3:00 p.m.                Finance and Administration

3:30-4:30 p.m.                Economic and Community Development

Thursday, December 4, 2014

2:00-2:45 p.m.                General Services

2:45-3:15 p.m.                Agriculture

3:30-4:00 p.m.                Education Lottery

4:00-4:45 p.m.                Environment and Conservation

Friday, December 5, 2014

8:30-9:30 a.m.                 Correction

10:00-10:30 a.m.             Military

10:30-11:30 a.m.             TennCare

1-1:30 p.m.                     Financial Institutions

1:30-2:30 p.m.                Education

2:30-3:30 p.m.                Higher Education

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