March 13th & 15th, 2018 – Interior Secretary Zinke to Testify before Senate and House Committees on FY19 Budget Proposal >>

March 12th, 2018

March 13th & 15th, 2018 – Interior Secretary Zinke to Testify before Senate and House Committees on FY19 Budget Proposal

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR Committee) and the House Committee on Natural Resources (HNR Committee) have scheduled hearings for this coming week to receive testimony from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke regarding the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request for the Department of the Interior.

The full ENR Committee will first conduct its hearing on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 10:00 am (EST), in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. ENR Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) will both provide comments to open the hearing. Following their remarks, the ENR Committee will receive testimony from Secretary Zinke about the FY19 budget proposal for the Department.

Secretary Zinke will then provide testimony to the HNR Committee at its oversight hearing titled, “Policy Priorities at the Department of the Interior and the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal,” on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 10:00 am (EST), in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building. Zinke is expected to be accompanied by the following Interior officials at both hearings:

  • Ms. Olivia Barton Ferriter, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget, Finance, Performance and Acquisition, Department of the Interior; and
  • Ms. Denise Flanagan, Director, Office of Budget, Department of the Interior.

A webcast of both hearings will be available on the scheduled dates on the ENR and HNR Committee websites. For more information about the hearings or committees, please visit: https://www.energy.senate.gov or https://naturalresources.house.gov.

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