(NASHVILLE, TN), January 16, 2015 — State Senator John Stevens (R-Huntingdon) has been appointed to two key committees in the Tennessee State Senate, the Judiciary Committee and the House Finance, Ways and Means Committee, which holds the purse strings for all of state government.
“I am very pleased to be appointed to the Finance Committee” said Sen. Stevens. “This will be a challenging year for our budget and I look forward to working on solutions to the issues we face.”
The Judiciary Committee is responsible for hearing all bills dealing with civil laws, criminal laws, judicial proceedings, apportionment of elected officials and governing bodies, and all matters relating to the courts, as well as law enforcement.
Now that the organization is completed, the General Assembly has adjourned until February 2, when they will reconvene in a Special Session regarding healthcare.