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Oklahoma State Senate
Co-President Pro Tempore
Senator Glenn Coffee, R-Oklahoma City
State Capitol Room 418
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
(405) 521-5636

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For Immediate Release: March 13, 2007

Senator Glenn Coffee
Senator Glenn Coffee

GOP Leaders Comment on Passage of Sen. Paddack’s Lawsuit Reform Bill

State Capitol, Oklahoma City – Senate Republican leaders commented on a lawsuit reform bill authored by Democrat Sen. Susan Paddack of Ada that was one of three major lawsuit reform bills to pass the Senate Tuesday. Senate Bill 824 won passage by the full Senate on a bipartisan 46 to 1 vote.

“This bill is a step in the right direction, and Senate Republicans look forward to working with Sen. Paddack to enact meaningful lawsuit reform this year,” stated Senate Co-President Pro Tempore Coffee, R-Oklahoma City.

Senate Judiciary Committee Co-Chairman James A. Williamson, R-Tulsa, said, “We hope to find a bipartisan solution to the problem of lawsuit abuse in Oklahoma, and we appreciate Sen. Paddack’s efforts to help make that happen.”

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