For Immediate Release - December 05, 2011

Secretary Reville to Host FY13 Budget Forums

Meetings designed to gather feedback and engage public in budget development process

BOSTON – Monday, December 5, 2011 - Education Secretary Paul Reville today announced that he is hosting two public forums to solicit feedback that will inform the Patrick-Murray Administration’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Secretary Reville will present the context for the FY13 state budget and gather valuable comment from members of the public about their priorities for funding.  The forums will begin with a short overview presentation by the Secretary, followed by an opportunity for audience members to provide testimony to Secretary Reville and other members of the Patrick-Murray administration. Feedback received during these forums will help inform the development of the state's FY13 budget.

The two meetings will be held:

  1. Tuesday, December 13, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Worcester State University, Student Center
    486 Chandler Street
    Worcester

  2. Tuesday, December 20, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Department of Early Education and Care
    51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
    Boston

Written testimony will also be accepted and can be mailed to the Executive Office of Education, 1 Ashburton Place, Room 1403, Boston, MA 02108. ATTN: Heather Johnson.

Read the Fiscal Year 2013 budget overview.