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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:   Economic & Small Business Development 

TIME & DATE: 12:00 PM, Thursday, January 07, 2016 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Angie Button 

 

The Committee will meet to hear invited testimony regarding the following Interim Charges:

 

#4 Oversee implementation of HB 26 (84R). Review best practices for measuring success of economic development incentives. Consider general metrics or principles to aid the Legislature in determining viable and sustainable incentive programs that provide a "Return on Investment" for taxpayers.

 

#6 Examine if the state has an adequately diversified economic foundation and make recommendations on how to better achieve diversification. Look at ways to achieve balance between rural and urban economic development. Consider methods to improve workforce development initiatives and incentives that will improve re-employment after layoffs and release from incarceration as well as methods to improve employment rates for recent graduates.

 

Invited testimony only.

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.