CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Senate completed action on House Bill 4026 on Friday. The legislation, which comes via a request from the Department of Administration, changes a rule’s sunset date regarding state owned vehicles until 2029.
Also on Friday, the Senate adopted SR23, which designates February 2, 2024, as American Heart Association Day at the Legislature.
The resolution honors the work of the American Heart Association, which encompasses 35 million volunteers and over 2,900 employees that share a focus on medical research to prevent heart disease along with stroke and other heart-related diseases.
Since it’s founding in 1924, the American Heart Association has reached over 12 million people through guidelines on better nutrition, with 19 million patients benefiting from a Quality Care Initiative for high blood pressure. Over that time period, the United States has seen a 15.1 percent reduction in deaths from heart disease and a 13.6 percent reduction in deaths from stroke.