STATEHOUSE-Rep. Eric Turner (R-Marion) has been named to two interim study committeesthat will make policy recommendations to the Indiana General Assembly when it reconvenes in January.Rep. Turner has been assigned to the Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy and the Health Finance Commission.
The Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy will study the following in addition to other topics:
The Health Finance Commission is charged with studying the following:
"Indiana, like our nation, is facing nearly unprecedented times," said Rep. Turner." "Working on these commissions is an honor as well as a challenge. We're looking at a very difficult fiscal situation and the committee's recommendations are going to be very important when session beings in January. I am confident that through bipartisan support we can, and will, provide Indiana with the best solutions to the issues facing our state."
During hearings the committees will take public testimony and hold open discussions on assigned issues. Some topics will be assigned as a result of legislation passed during previous legislative sessions.
Track the progress of the committees and commissions online at: http://www.in.gov/legislative/interim/committee/index.html.
Live webcasts may be available for select committees.
The interim committee calendar can be found at: http://www.in.gov/legislative/pdf/INTERIMCAL.PDF