Oregon budget panel to hold Bend hearing

April 19 session one of six planned around state

By KTVZ.COM news sources
POSTED: 5:01 PM PDT April 5, 2013    UPDATED: 5:31 PM PDT April 5, 2013 
SALEM, Ore. -

Senator Richard Devlin (D-Tualatin) and Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee, announced Friday that the committee will hold six public hearings across the state to consider comments on the state budget.

The hearings will begin in Eugene and will include stops in Ashland, Bend, Hermiston, Portland, and Tillamook as well as a hearing at the State Capitol.

Several of the meetings will offer live streaming of the meetings, and the Hermiston meeting will offer video conferencing so participants in other eastern Oregon locations can participate remotely. 

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 12

3:00-4:30pm

Ed Ragozzino Performance Hall

Lane Community College

4000 East 30th Avenue

Eugene

Saturday, April 13

10:00-11:30am

Music Recital Hall

Southern Oregon University

1250 Siskiyou Blvd

Ashland

Friday, April 19

4:30-6pm

William Healy Armory

875 SW Simpson Ave

Bend

Saturday, April 20

1:30-3:30

Auditorium

Hermiston High School

600 S 1st St

Hermiston

(Live link available in other eastern Oregon locations, details pending)

Tuesday, April 23

5:30-7:00pm

Moriarty Arts & Humanities Auditorium

Portland Community College, Cascades Campus

705 N. Killingsworth St.

Portland

Thursday, April 25

5:30-7pm

Officers Mess

Port of Tillamook Bay

6825 Officers Row

Tillamook