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FEBRUARY 2008 PRESS RELEASES


Senator Jim Wilson Amendments Seek Insurance Coverage for Preventative Healthcare
02.29.08
Energy Saving Fleet Conversion Gets Senate Attention
02.28.08
Governor, Legislative Budget Leaders Announce Agreement on Supplemental Funding for DOC, OJA
02.28.08
“In God We Trust” License Plate Gets Unanimous Support in Senate
02.28.08
Graduation Coach Bill Unanimously Approved by Senate
02.27.08
It’s Official; Duncan is the Crapemyrtle Capital of Oklahoma
02.27.08
Senate Honors Basketball Legend and Native Oklahoman Marques Haynes
02.27.08
Full Senate Approves ‘Oklahoma’s Second Century Promise’
02.27.08
Senate Passes Veteran Flag Bill
02.26.08
State Senate Approves Operation Iraqi Freedom License Plates
02.26.08
Senator, Families of Autistic Children Press for Autism Coverage at State Capitol
02.26.08
Senate Co-President Comments on Tie Vote
02.25.08
Senate Approves Measure to Reduce Minimum Age for Correctional Officers/Guards
02.25.08
SENATE GOP FLOOR LEADER RESPONDS TO DEMOCRAT ATTACK
02.25.08
Appropriations Committee Passes Charter School Pilot Program
02.25.08
Senate Republicans Turning the State Senate into the Political Graveyard for Insurance Reform
02.22.08
Election Reform Bills Not Heard by Rules Committee – Corn Promises to Continue Reform Effort
02.22.08
Burn Ban Legislation Advances to Senate
02.22.08
Lamb: Lawton Area School Scare Reinforces Need for School Security Act
02.22.08
Bill Extending Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Heads to Senate
02.22.08
Bill to Cap Property Tax Passes Appropriations Committee
02.22.08
Senate Appropriations Panel Approves OHLAP Enhancement Act
02.21.08
Promise Denied: Rules Committee Refuses Hearing on Legislation Expanding OHLAP for Two-Year Colleges
02.21.08
Coffee Hunting and Fishing Resolution Receives Bipartisan Vote
02.21.08
Committee says ‘Turn it Down’: Bill Criminalizes Playing Obscene Music at High Volume in Vehicles
02.21.08

Rice’s “Steffanie’s Law” Moves to Full Senate  
02.21.08

Pro-Life Bill Passes Rules Committee
02.21.08

Senate Rules Committee Member Joe Sweeden Comments on Vote to End Republican Political Stunt
02.20.08
Republican Roads Bills Approved By Appropriations Committee
02.20.08
Innovative Bill Aimed at Helping Citizens in Mental Health Crisis
02.20.08
Senator Leftwich Says “Social Hosting” Bill Will Protect Oklahoma Minors
02.20.08
Sen. Leftwich Passes Legislation to Strengthen Penalties Against Unlicensed Drivers in Injury/Fatality Accidents
02.20.08
Rice Plan for Veterans Health Insurance Passes Senate Appropriations Committee
02.20.08
Senate Democrats Kill Term Limits For Statewide Officials
02.20.08
Coffee Bill Would Move Medical Examiner to Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation
02.20.08
Senate GOP Bills to Streamline Government Pass Appropriations Committee
02.20.08
Sen. Corn Opposes Measure to Consolidate Medical Examiner’s Office
02.20.08
Senate Panel Approves Patients Bill of Rights Legislation
02.20.08
Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Veteran Flag Bill
02.20.08
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Changes To Alcohol Possession Law
02.20.08
Senate Committee Passes Bill to Prevent Election Fraud
02.20.08
Bill to Privatize Lottery Heads to Full Senate
02.20.08
Finance Committee Passes Bill to Speed Up Elimination of Death Tax
02.19.08
Senate Republican Budget Leader Comments on New Budget Numbers
02.19.08
Bill Would Authorize GPS Use to Protect Victims of Violence and Stalking
02.19.08
Senate Finance Committee Votes to Expand Sales Tax Holiday
02.19.08
Sen. Nichols Honored by State Bureau of Investigation
02.19.08
Sen. Lamb Wins Committee Approval for Oklahoma School Security Act
02.18.08
Senate Business and Labor Committee Supports Legislation Expanding Smoking Ban
02.18.08
Sparks Bill Requires American and Oklahoma Flags be Made in the U.S.A.
02.18.08
Sen. Bass says Bill Would Protect Privacy and Public Health
02.18.08
Paddack Bill Establishes Education Funding Source for Future Healthcare Professionals in Oklahoma
02.15.08
Senator Rice Opposes House Move to Protect Insurance Companies
02.15.08
Senate Business and Labor Committee Set to Hear Legislation Expanding Smoking Ban
02.14.08
Senate Committee Approves Creation of HIV/AIDS Task Force
02.14.08
Correctional Officers Worry Prison Crisis may Worsen with Latest Budget News
02.13.08
Senate Appropriations Co-Chair Says DOC Funding Among Top Priorities
02.13.08
Rice Unveils State Energy Savings Plans
02.13.08
Measure to Provide More Accurate Graduation Statistics Heads to Senate
02.12.08
Bill to Keep Oklahoma Competitive in Aerospace Industry Clears Committee
02.12.08
Senate Honors 2007 Jim Thorpe Award Winner Antoine Cason
02.12.08
Bill Encourages More Physical Activity in Schools
02.12.08
Sen. Lamb Wins Committee Approval for Operation Iraqi Freedom License Plates
02.12.08
“In God We Trust” License Plate Bill Clears Committee
02.12.08
Committee Okays Bill for E-Filing of Reports, Budget; Measure Could Save Thousands Annually
02.11.08
Senate Education Committee Passes Easley Bill On Autism Professional Development Training
02.11.08
Bill Backed by Governor Henry Aimed at Decreasing High School Drop-Outs Passes Senate Education Committee
02.11.08
Senate Committee Passes Bill to Expand Charter Schools
02.11.08
Senate Education Committee Approves OSU-Okmulgee Name Change
02.11.08
Sen. Corn Says State Must Act to Address Need for Driver License Examiners
02.07.08
Rice Says Oklahoma Divestiture Sends Right Message to Terrorists
02.06.08
Republican Budget Leaders to Discuss Concerns with Henry’s Budget
02.06.08
Oklahoma State Senate Passes Concurrent Resolution Denouncing Jim Crow Laws
02.05.08
Senate Honors President Reagan
02.05.08
Senate Finance Committee Begins Search for ‘Ineffective, Obsolete’ Tax Incentives
02.05.08
Coffee Comments on Henry's State of the State Address
02.04.08
Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Morgan Comments on Governor Henry’s State of the State Address
02.04.08
Rice Praises Former State Representative Toure
02.04.08
Oklahoma Continues Effort to Attract Firearms Manufacturers at SHOT Show
02.04.08

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