*** THURSDAY ADVISORY *** ASSEMBLY BUDGET COMMITTEE TO CONVENE THURSDAY HEARING INTO FUTURE OF NEW JERSEY NETWORK

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Budget Committee will meet Thursday to hear testimony on the future of New Jersey Network.
The Star-Ledger recently reported that under Christie administration plans, a new nonprofit group incorporated by Channel 13 WNET to operate NJN will pay nothing for the management rights while also receiving $4 million in fees and grants.
Thursday’s hearing is set for 10 a.m. in Committee Room 11 on the 4th Floor of the State House Annex in Trenton.
Audio of the hearing will be streamed live at: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.