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French Senate weighs fiscal policy shift

Oct. 29, 2002 at 4:32 PM   |   Comments

PARIS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The French Senate took up legislation Tuesday to dilute central government powers by giving regional authorities greater say in fiscal matters. The controversial decentralization bill is a centerpiece of the new conservative government of Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin.
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