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JANUARY 2005 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS


Lawmakers Plan Women’s Caucus
01.31.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich and House Speaker Pro Tem Winchester discuss women's caucus.)
 
Sen. Mazzei Honors Campaign Pledge; Donates Pay to Public Schools
01.28.05
mp3 (Sen. Mazzie speaks on his salary donation to his district's schools.)
 
Democrats Offer HOPE for Working Families
01.27.05
mp3 (Sen. Hobson says that SB 958 is a plan to make a better tomorrow in
Oklahoma for our children.)
mp3 (Sen. Gumm discusses 5 components of the HOPE Bill.)
 
Republicans Join Doctors, Business Leaders to Call for 'Meaningful' Lawsuit Reform in 2005
01.27.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee says Republicans are going to help Gov. Henry keep his promise
to pass meaningful lawsuit reform.)
mp3 (Sen. Williamson says this is an issue that affects every taxpayer and they
will not stop until a meaningful piece of legislation is passed.)
mp3 (Dr. Don Murray, OKC, explains that physicians are leaving Oklahoma in substantial numbers from fear of lawsuits. He says until lawsuit reform is passed, they will continue struggling with recruiting and keeping doctors in the state.)
 
Sen. Jolley Files Measure to Boost Fines for Failure to Use Child Restraints in Vehicles
01.26.05
mp3 (Sen. Jolley discusses his child safety seat fine bill.)
 
State Republican Leadership Turns Spotlight on Workers’ Compensation Crisis
01.25.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee talks about the crisis of workers' comp in Oklahoma, and why
businesses say it is the number one problem they face in our state.)
mp3 (Sen. Pruitt discusses three goals of HB 2046).
 
Bills Filed Giving Tax Relief and Survivors Benefits for Oklahomans on Active Duty
01.21.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee on bills to help members of military and their families.)
 
Sen. Coffee Authors Bill Making County Offices Nonpartisan
01.14.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee proposes nonpartisan county races.)
 
Senate Republicans Supportive of Higher Ed Bond Issue, But Concerned About Funding Source
01.13.05
mp3 (Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses his party's concerns about the Higher Ed Bond Issue.)
 
Senator Leftwich Files Ethics Bills on Elected Officials Becoming Lobbyists and Banning Capitol Contributions
01.11.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich discusses the ethics bills she recently filed.)
 
Hobson Elected to Second Term as Senate Leader
01.04.05
mp3 (Sen. Hobson's remarks to freshmen.)
mp3 (Sen. Hobson says legislature has made important strides for state's economy.)
mp3 (Sen. Hobson comments on education funding.)
 
Senate Democrats Make Power-Play With Senate Rules Change
01.04.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee says the proposed rule change would have opened up the
committee process.)