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MARCH 2005 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS


Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 8 of the 2005 session.
03.31.05
mp3
 
Release of Violent Criminals Nearly Doubles Under Henry
03.30.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee says Gov. Henry is putting families at risk by releasing
violent criminals from prison.)
mp3 (Sen. Laughlin discusses Oklahoma's criminal statistics.)
 
Senator Says Inaction by OG&E Threatens Coal Industry
03.30.05
mp3 (Sen. Kenneth Corn says AES and OG&E must take action soon in order to
keep Oklahoma's coal industry afloat.)
mp3 (Will Cooper, Pres of Farrell Cooper Mining says the industry need direction
from AES and OG&E for the future.)
 
Senator Hobson Praises Passage of Higher Education Bond Issue
03.29.05
mp3 (Sen. Cal Hobson debates for passage of Higher Education Bond bill.)
 
House GA Bill Would Shut Down Department of Education; Violates Constitution by Replacing Higher Ed Funding with Lottery Proceeds
03.28.05
mp3 (Sen. Crutchfield says Senate Ed bill addressed important needs, calls House GA bill unconstitutional.)
mp3 (Sen. Crutchfield says Senate met the Fund Education First deadline.)
 
Senate to Begin Live ‘Webcast’ Of Committee Meetings
03.28.05
mp3 (Senate Communications Director Malia Bennett discusses the Senate's
most recent technological advancement.)
 
Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 7of the 2005 session.
03.24.05
mp3
 
Coffee Comments on Sen. Hobson’s Resignation
03.23.05
mp3 (Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee Q&A with reporters after election.)
 
Morgan Focusing on Unfinished Business
03.23.05
mp3 (Live audio from Senate Chamber of Hobson's resignation & the vote for new President Pro Tempore.)
mp3 (Sen. Pres. Pro Tem Mike Morgan Q & A with reporters after election.)
 
Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 6 of the 2005 session.
03.17.05
mp3
 
Truth in Campaigning Measure Clears Senate
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Rabon debates in favor of his Truth in Campaigning Bill.)
 
Measure to Protect Homeowners Clears Senate Floor
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Lamb says SB 431 would help consumers get building problems fixed sooner rather than later.)
 
Measure to Protect Homeowners Insurance Passes Senate
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Easley says bill will give greater protection to homeowners from
insurance cancellations.)
 
Senate Approves Safety Measure to Regulate Tattooing
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Shurden debates for tatoo regulation bill.)
 
Senate Republicans Oppose ‘Watered Down’ Comp Plan
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Pruitt's debate against SB 846.)
 
Democrats Push Governor Henry’s Workers Comp, Reform Measure Through Senate
03.16.05
mp3 (Sen. Laster's debate in favor of SB 846.)
 
Senate Passes ‘Victims Economic Security and Safety Act’
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich says bill will help victims of domestic or sexual violence.)
 
Bill Would Create New Retirement Plan For Public Safety Employees
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Corn says bill creates new public safety retirement system.) 
 
Senate Approves Bill to Help Victims of Uninsured Motorists
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Wilcoxson explains bill creates fund to help victims of uninsured motorists.)
 
Extension of Quality Investment Act Clears Senate
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich says SB 755 is a way to help keep jobs in Oklahoma.)
 
Senate Passes ACOP Legislation to Provide Law Enforcement Grants to Small Towns
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Corn discusses passage of ACOP legislation.)
 
Bill to Ensure Police Chiefs Receive Administrative Training Heads to House Committee
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Branan says measure will ensure that new police chiefs are prepared
for the administrative responsibilities of thier jobs.)
 
Senate Approves Financial Literacy Act Late Monday
03.15.05
mp3 (Sen. Lawler says bill is important to ensure that Oklahoma's students are
taught financial responsibility to help prevent problems later in life.)
 
Senate Approves Bill Expanding DNA Database
03.14.05
mp3 (Sen. Nichols says bill would expand DNA database.)
 
Senate Measure Increases Public School Funding by $144.7 million
03.14.05
mp3 (Sen. Morgan discusses Education Funding Bill's passage in Senate.)
 
Senate Passes Measure to Expand Prescription Assistance Program
03.14.05
mp3 (Sen. Paddack says bill will expand prescription assistance programs.)
 
Senator Hopeful House Will Approve Measure to Reduce Child Computer Porn
03.10.05
mp3 (Sen. Branan says measure is aimed at stopping computer child porn.)
 
Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 4 of the 2005 session.
03.03.05
mp3
 
Measure to Provide Added Protection to Oklahoma Students Clears Senate Floor
03.10.05
mp3 (Sen. Easley says CPR bill is named for choking victim Dustin Rhodes.)
 
Senate Approves Ban on Alcohol Inhalation Machines
03.09.05
mp3 (Sen. Nichols says bill would ban alcohol inhalation machines.)
 
House Next Stop for Senate Measure Helping School Cash Flow
03.09.05
mp3 (Sen. Pruitt says legislation would help school districts' cash flow.)
 
Bills to Improve Health of Oklahoma Kids Clear Senate 
03.08.05
mp3 (Sen. Cain discusses passage of SB 265 and SB 312.)
 
Senate Approves Education Accountability Legislation
03.08.05
mp3 (Sen. Morgan comments on passage of ACE plan.)
 
Measure Boosting Fines for Failure to Use Child Restraints in Vehicles Heads to House
03.08.05
mp3 (Sen. Jolley discusses bill to raise fine for not putting kids in safety seats.)
 
Measure to Provide Offender Registry to Schools Heads to House
03.08.05
mp3 (Sen. Myers comments on passage of SB 440.)
 
Measure To Encourage Expanded Medical Care In Rural Oklahoma Passes State Senate
03.03.05
mp3 (Sen. Corn says bill would encourage doctors to live in rural areas.)
 
Senate Unanimously Passes Prescription Savings Plan
03.03.05
mp3 (Sen. Adelson discusses prescription drug bills.)
 
Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 4 of the 2005 session.
03.03.05
mp3
 
Bill to Provide Nursing Homes with Sex Offender Info Clears Senate
03.03.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich discusses nursing home bill.)
 
Senator Leftwich Calls Results of Study on Women Inmates and Children “Disturbing”
03.02.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich comments on women inmates and children study.)
 
Senate Approves Measure Banning Capitol Contributions
03.02.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich discusses passage of SB 257.)
 
Senate Passes $402 Million Tax Cut Package
03.02.05
mp3 (Sen. Gumm talks about his tax cut package.)