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Hearings on Governor's Nominations
Legislative committees will hold public hearings as listed below for the purpose of considering nominations by the Governor for appointment to positions that require review by joint standing committees and to confirmation by the Legislature. You may testify at the public hearing or submit written testimony. Written testimony must be received by 9 am the day of the hearing and should be sent to: Legislative Information Office, 100 SHS, Augusta, Maine 04333-0100. Persons with special needs who wish to attend a Legislative hearing and require accommodations should notify the Legislative Information Office as soon as possible: 207-287-1692, TTY 207-287-6826, FAX 207-287-1580, webmaster_lio@legislature.maine.gov.

Senator Brian D. Langley, Senate Chair, Representative Tori P. Kornfield, House Chair
Public Hearing: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 3:00 PM, Cross Building, Room 202
Nominee: Robert G. Hasson, Jr. of South Portland as the Commissioner of the Department of Education
The Commissioner of Education is the chief executive officer of the Department of Education. The Department includes various boards, commissions and bureaus and has statutory responsibility for supervising, guiding, and planning a coordinated system of public education for all citizens of the State; interrelating public education with other programs and services; and for encouraging and stimulating public interest in the advancement of education. The commissioner's primary responsibilities include enforcing applicable regulatory requirements for school administrative units; providing technical assistance to school administrative units; and providing educational public leadership for the state. A more detailed description of the Department can be found at http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/20-A/title20-Ach3sec0.html
CONTACT: Jayne Deneen, 287-3125
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