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Capitol Hill Weekly- Sen. Mae Beavers
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Legislature and Governor Haslam continue to focus on jobs, education and government efficiency Senate Committees begin to close as General Assembly works towards May adjournment Senate Committees worked at “full steam” this week as they wrapped up budget hearings for various agencies and departments of state government and moved a number of important bills to the Senate floor for final action. Two Senate committees, the Transportation Committee, and the Senate Environment, Conservation and Tourism Committee, have closed for the year. The remaining committees are preparing to conclude their business within the next two to three weeks, as the General Assembly is working to adjourn the 2011 legislative session before Memorial Day.Jobs plan announced - Jobs, education and finding government efficiencies continue to be the focus on Capitol Hill, both in the legislature and the governor’s office, as Governor Bill Haslam announced his Jobs4TN Plan this week.