MARCH 2011 PRESS RELEASES


Senate approves second bill restoring aerospace incentives
03.30.11
Senators Encouraged by Support for Education Reforms
03.30.11
Senate Democrats to join Gov. Fallin in fight for smaller budget cuts
03.29.11 
Lawsuit Reforms Continue to Gain Legislative Approval
03.29.11 
Sen. Holt calls on unions to stop exploiting OKC Bombing in TV ad
03.24.11
Lawsuit Reform Measure Headed to Full Senate
03.23.11
Statement from Sen. John Sparks on passage of ‘hard cap’ tort reform bill
03.23.11
Bill allowing rural water districts to use GRDA controlled water awaits House consideration
03.22.11
Bill to remove Governor from parole process for nonviolent offenses heads to House
03.16.11
Senate supports vote on lower cap for property tax valuations
03.16.11
Senate approves ban on texting while driving
03.16.11
Senate Finishes Business Ahead of Deadline, Bingman Comments on Budget Savings
03.16.11
Shortey wins Senate approval for immigration reform proposals
03.16.11
Senate passes bill to allow private funds for scholarships to students in need
03.16.11
Senate approves pension reform
03.16.11
Senate approves Armed Services Tuition Fairness Act
03.15.11
Bill to protect victims of domestic violence awaits House consideration
03.15.11
Senate gives unanimous approval to Erin Swezey Act
03.15.11
No Sacred Cows Here; Senate Bill Will Allow Lawmakers to Share in Budget Cutbacks
03.15.11
Senate approves amendment requiring proof of citizenship for presidential primary candidates
03.15.11
Senate votes to end social promotion; second measure would give schools a letter grade
03.14.11
Senate approves bill to encourage fiscal responsibility for school districts
03.14.11
Sales tax exemption for widows of disabled veterans heads to House
03.14.11
Brinkley wins approval for candidate ID bill
03.14.11
Senator Justice lauds Senate’s unanimous approval of increase in military retiree income tax exemption
03.10.11
Senate approves binding arbitration reform bill
03.10.11
Senate offers second buy-out; implements additional cost-saving measures
03.10.11
Workers Compensation Package Receives Full Senate Approval, 44-0
03.10.11
Senate honors life of last WWI Vet
03.09.11
Senate approves bill to restore local control for termination of bad teachers
03.09.11
Senate approves Resolution to prohibit discrimination, preferential treatment
03.08.11
Senate votes to end pension gravy train for elected officials
03.08.11
Adelson responds to the Oklahoman
03.08.11
Senate recognizes Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy, award winning athletes
03.08.11
Senate commends U.S. Marshals Service
03.08.11
First Joint Committee on Appropriations Bill Passes Senate; Marks the Beginning of a New Era of Transparency
03.07.11
Sen. Myers says bill authorizing DOC to use existing funds will prevent bigger budget hole in July
03.07.11
Amusement Ride Bill Rolls Through Senate
03.03.11 
Senate Pensions Committee Gains Bi-Partisan Support for Proposals; Endorses Major Reforms Capable of Reducing the Unfunded Liability by Billions
03.03.11 
Shortey praises House efforts on immigration reform
03.03.11 
Sen. Brecheen to seek A.G.’s opinion on funeral picketing bill after Supreme Court ruling favoring protestors
03.02.11
Measure to eliminate school district carryover limits heads to Senate
03.02.11
Finance Committee unanimously approves sales tax exemption for disabled veterans’ widows
03.02.11
Sen. Reynolds says state’s ad valorem system is ‘broken’; advises Oklahoma County homeowners to appeal property taxes
03.02.11
Funeral picketing bill clears Senate
03.01.11
Committee approves Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Act
03.01.11
Senate dedicates portrait of Admiral J.J. “Jocko” Clark
03.01.11
Senate approves measure requiring display of Honor and Remember Flag
03.01.11
Bill moving Presidential Primary clears Senate
03.01.11
Senate Approves Bill Naming Red River Bridge for Pres. Bush
03.01.11
Senate passes legislation strengthening Public Competitive Act
03.01.11

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