The Iowa Senate Democrats announced today they will host a week-long series of “Open Budget Hearings” next week at the Iowa Statehouse.  Informed Iowans are schedule to speak on  the impact of the significant points of disagreement between Senate Democratic proposals and those of Governor Branstad and House Republicans.

The Open Budget Hearings will begin with education issues on Monday, June 6, at 10 AM in Room 116 of the Iowa Statehouse.  It will be chaired by Senator Brian Schoenjahn of Arlington, the chair of the Senate Education Budget Subcommittee. Live video will be available during the hearing here.

The rest of the schedule for the hearing is as follows:

Health and Human Services Budget Listen and Learn – Tuesday, June 7th at 9AM in room 116 of the Capitol

Economic Growth Budget Listen and Learn – Wednesday, June 8th, time and room TBA

Administration and Regulation Budget Listen and Learn – Thursday, June 9 at 10AM in room 22 of the Capitol

Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Listen and Learn – Friday, June 10th, time and room TBA

To find out more information on the hearings go to: http://www.senate.iowa.gov/democrats/openbudget.