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FEBRUARY 2006 PRESS RELEASES


Senate Democrats Reject Effort to Increase College Graduates
02.28.06
GOP Senators Pleased Their Provisions Included in Teacher Pay Hike Bill
02.28.06
Bill To Ban Lottery Sales at Pawn Shops Advances
02.28.06
Senate Democrats Kill Republican’s College Scholarship Bill
02.28.06
Senate Approves Bill Creating World-Class Diabetes Center
02.28.06
Painting of Fort Smith Council Unveiled at Capitol
02.28.06
Senate OKs Largest Teacher Pay Raise in 7 years
02.28.06
Senate Approves Victim's Impact Statement Bill
02.28.06
Senate Approves Bill to Require Sex Offender Info on Driver’s License
02.28.06
Senate Approves OHLAP Expansion
02.28.06
Senate Panel Approves Measure to Make Oklahoma Classrooms More Accountable
02.27.06  
Senate Honors Pageant Winners
02.27.06  
Bill to Identify Uninsured Motorists Dies in Committee
02.27.06   
State Senate Approves $125 Million For Repair of State, County Bridges
02.27.06   
Senate Committee Clears Minimum Wage Vote
02.27.06   
Momentum Builds to Permanently Ban Forced School Consolidation
02.27.06   
International Student Awareness Day set at Capitol
02.27.06   
Democratic Author of Pro Life Legislation Says Senate Republicans Are Suffering From a Memory Lapse
02.24.06   
Senate Democrats Kill Pro-Life Bills (Again)
02.24.06  
House & Senate Leaders Announce Supplemental Appropriations Agreement
02.23.06
Senate Passes Bill to Provide Training Dollars to Oklahoma Companies
02.23.06
Brisch Was ‘Forward Thinking’ Leader
02.22.06
Senate Urges Reconsideration of Deal to Transfer Shipping Terminals to Dubai-Controlled Company
02.22.06  
Bill to Strengthen Retirement Systems Clears Committee
02.22.06
Matthew S. Evans, Jeff Rominger Act Receives Nod of Approval by Senate Panel
02.22.06
Committee Approves Measure to Provide Greater Accountability in State Government
02.22.06
Sen. Leftwich and Silver Haired Legislature Call for Hearing on Dept. of Aging Bill
02.22.06  
Bill to Fight Meth Imports Heads to Full Senate
02.22.06  
Senate Finance Chair Says Committee Work Is Responsible and ‘Empowers Oklahoma’s Middle Class’
02.21.06   
Statement by Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Laster
02.21.06    
Finance Committee Passes GOP Bill to Eliminate the Death Tax
02.21.06   
Senate Democrats Help Trial Lawyers Win Early Victory in Lawsuit Reform Battle
02.21.06    
Death Penalty for Repeat Child Molesters Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
02.21.06   
Sen. Pruitt Lauds Passage of Income Tax Cut Bill
02.21.06  
Senate Leader Pleased With Agenda Progress after First Two Weeks
02.16.06  
Victim's Rights Bill for Students Heads to Full Senate
02.15.06   
Asst. GOP Leader Says Meacham Doesn’t Understand Economics of Tax Relief
02.15.06    
Senate Appropriations Committee Gives Unanimous Approval to Diabetes Center Bill
02.15.06  
Scholarship Program Expansion Wins OK from Senate Appropriations Committee
02.15.06  
Leftwich Bill Focuses on Home Rule Government
02.15.06  
Leftwich Supports Budget Board Change
02.15.06  
Republicans Favor Tax Breaks for Wealthy
02.15.06
Sen. Rabon Says Bill Will Ensure Ad Valorem Reimbursement Obligations are Met on Double Homestead Exemption
02.14.06
Sen. Laster’s Lawsuit Bill Falls ‘Far Short’ of Needed Reforms
02.14.06
Senate Democrats’ Effort to Expand Welfare-Style Program Defeated in Finance Committee
02.14.06
Senate Approves Bill to Save Oklahoma Jobs
02.14.06
Lawsuit Responsibility Act Passes Out Of Senate Judiciary Committee
02.14.06
Wilcoxson Wins Committee Approval for Measure Banning Lottery Ticket Sales at Pawn Shops
02.14.06
Neighborhood Protection Against Sex Offenders Act Goes to Full Senate
02.14.06
Caitlin’s Law Approved by Senate Panel
02.14.06
Senate Committee Adopts GOP Plan for $10,000 Pay Hike for Teachers
02.13.06
Taylor Comments on Senator Wilcoxson’s Misrepresentation of Facts
02.13.06
Sen. Leftwich Continues Push for ‘One Stop Shop’ Legislation for Aging Services
02.13.06
Senate Democrats Block GOP Plan to Reward Mentor Teachers
02.13.06
Easley’s Funeral Picketing Bill Approved by Senate
02.13.06
Senate Panel Approves Bold Investment in Public Education
02.13.06
Death Tax Needs to Be Eliminated
02.10.06  
Leftwich Bill Amends Lineal Estate Tax Law
02.10.06  
Farm-to-School Bill Heads to Full Appropriations Committee
02.10.06  
Wilcoxson Pushes for Passage of “LILA”  College Savings Bill
02.09.06  
Measure to Strengthen Small Business Wins Approval in Senate Appropriations Subcommittee
02.09.06   
Senate Works to End Public Safety Crisis Despite Continuous Road Blocks from Republicans
02.08.06   
Bill to Allow Tax Credits for Employers of  Volunteer Firefighters
02.08.06      
Elimination of Death Tax Tops Senate Republican Rural Caucus ’06 Priorities
02.08.06    
Senate Sub-Committee OKs Increase In Eligibility for Scholarship Program
02.08.06  
Coffee Praises ‘Rose Day’ Participants
02.08.06    
Water Safety Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle
02.08.06  
Gumm Says Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday One Step Closer to Becoming Law after Passage in Finance Committee
02.07.06  
Senator Bass’ Identity Theft Bill Wins Approval in Senate Committee
02.07.06
Rabon Chosen as Vice Chairman Of Senate Appropriations Committee
02.07.06  
Senate Democrats Ignore Most Important Tax Relief Bills in First Committee Meeting
02.07.06
Sales Tax Exemption on Hornets Tickets Clears Senate Finance Committee
02.07.06
Sen. Coffee Responds to State of the State Address
02.06.06
Senate Leader Applauds Positive Tone Of Henry’s State of the State Address
02.06.06
Adelson Discovers $540 Million In Medicaid Savings, Statewide Tour Follow
02.06.06
Senate Honors Japanese Aerospace Center for Being First Research User of the Oklahoma Spaceport
02.06.06
State Senate, Friends and Family Celebrate Life of Senator Robert M. Kerr
02.06.06
Senator Coffee: Oklahoma Needs a ‘Majority That Matters’ in State Senate
02.03.06
Senate Democrats Propose Penalties For Companies Hiring Illegal Immigrants
02.03.06
Easley Files Bill to Protect Families from Funeral Protesters
02.02.06
Morgan Announces Plans to Fast-track OHLAP Expansion Legislation
02.01.06
Sales Tax Holiday Goes to “The Front of the Line,” Finance Chair Says
02.01.06
Senate to Post Real-time Floor Votes, Webcast Additional Committee Meetings
02.01.06
Adelson Says OHCA Identified Savings Will Mean $30 Million Cut in Administrative Budget
02.01.06

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