Senator Finney reviews the major events during the week In the video on the website, Senator Finney covers the following in detail;
Consumer protection: The Senate Commerce Committee debated legislation this week aimed at reducing auto theft in Tennessee. The bill would require scrap metal processors who purchase vehicles with the intention of dismantling or salvaging them to provide proof of ownership.
Long-term care: State Republican lawmakers held a press conference Wednesday to promote several key long term health care proposals pending before the legislature this year. The bills highlighted by the lawmakers included a proposal aimed at helping elderly and disabled Tennesseans receive more home- and community-based health care options and a proposal encouraging long term care planning.
SJR 127– giving citizens a say in commonsense protections for abortions: Senate Joint Resolution 127, passed by an overwhelming majority in the Senate recently, was rejected by the House Public Health Subcommittee.
Spring, 2008 sales tax holiday: The full Senate gave final approval to legislation this week to move the state's spring sales tax holiday to the last weekend in April in order that it that it will not interfere with businesses that close for Easter.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.