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APRIL 2005 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS


Senate Republican Leaders speak to reporter about Workers Comp Bill.
mp3
 
Senate Pres. Pro Tem Mike Morgan and other members of his caucus speak to reporters (followed by Q&A)
04.28.05
mp3
 
MAJOR PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION FINALLY PASSES STATE SENATE
04.27.05
mp3 (Debate on HB 1686 w/ Sens. Cain, Shurden, Williamson, Monson, Pruitt &
Lawler.)
 
State Senate Approves Pro-Life Measure
04.27.05
mp3 (Debate on HB 1686 w/ Sens Cain, Shurden, Williamson, Monson, Pruitt &
Lawler.)
 
Sen. Wilcoxson Says Bill Cracking Down on Hazing/Drinking Will Make Campuses Safer
04.27.05
mp3 (Sen. Wilcoxson explains HB 1970.)
 
SEARCH Students Watch Gov. Sign Selenite Bill
04.27.05
mp3 (Children break into cheers as Gov. Henry signs Selenite Crystal Bill.)
mp3 (Red Oak 6th grader Addi Ellis talks about their Selenite project.)
 
Students Help Create Measure Proclaiming September 11, 2005 as HERO Day 
04.26.05
mp3 (Sen. Riley praises Berryhill 5th graders for their effort.)
 
Senate Approves Tax Credit Aimed at Boosting Film/Music Production in Oklahoma
04.26.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich explains Film & Music Tax Credit bill.)
 
Resolution to Encourage Families to Bring Their Children to Work Clears Senate Floor
04.26.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich explains SR 25.)
 
House Members Turn Their Backs on Victims of Rape/Domestic Violence
04.22.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich on House failure to act on SB 935.)
 
Graduated Driver’s License Measure Receives Approval from Senate
04.21.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich debates for GDL bill.)
 
Transportation Bill Has Smooth Ride in Senate
04.21.05
mp3 (Sen. Myers closes debate on HB 1218.)
 
Legislative Leaders Announce Budget Framework Agreement
04.21.05
mp3 (Press conf. speakers in order - House Speak Todd Hiett, Senate Pres. Pro Tem Mike Morgan, House Appropriations Chair Chris Benge, House Approps VC Jim Newport &
Senate Appropriations Chair Johnnie Crutchfield.)
 
Sen. Jolley Confident Tax Exemption to Help Needy Will Go To Governor
04.21.05
mp3 (Sen. Jolley says bill will mean more help for the needy.)
 
Senate Approves ‘Gift Certificate and Gift Card Disclosure Act’
04.20.05
mp3 (Sen. Lerblance debates in favor of gift card bill.)
 
New Law Creates Oklahoma Biofuels Development Act
04.20.05
mp3 (Sen. Kerr says SB 363 will help with the development of alternative fuels derived from Oklahoma's agricultural products.)
 
Senate Passes Bill Creating Physician Assistant Scholarship Program
04.19.05
mp3 (Sen. Paddack explains HB 1411 and the scholarship program it will create.)
 
Painting of Oklahoma’s First Female Senator Dedicated
04.19.05
mp3 (Wanda Baily recalls her grandmother, Mrs. Lamar Looney.)
 
Senate Approves Bill to Increase Statute of Limitations for Child Molesters
04.19.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich says bill increases statute of limitations for filing child
molestation charges.)
 
Ethanol Measure Passes Senate
04.19.05
mp3 (Sen. Myers says bill will provide tax credits for producers of ethanol in Oklahoma and encourage companies to build ethanol facilities in the state.)
 
Worksite Gun Bill Backed by the National Rifle Association Passes the State Senate
04.18.05
mp3 (Sen. Gumm explains worksite gun bill.)
 
Senate Approves Bill Protecting Rape/Domestic Violence Victims
04.18.05
mp3 (Shurden says Senate passed the Victims of Violent Crimes Privacy Act.)
 
Senate Republican Leader Glenn Coffee discusses week 10 of the 2005 session.
04.14.05
mp3
 
Bills to Improve Health of Oklahoma Kids Become Law
04.14.05
mp3 (Sen. Cain says bills will help OK kids be healthier.)
 
Sen. Morgan talks to Capitol Press Corps about the budget disagreement 
04.13.05
mp3
 
Federally Qualified Health Centers Must Adhere to Oklahoma Open Meeting Act
04.13.05
mp3 (Sen. Wilson says he wanted to make sure that Oklahoma's Federally Qualified Health Centers are following state and federal guidelines and and rules so that the state's health care system can continue to grow.)
 
Bill to Require Alphanumeric Driver Licenses Becomes Law
04.13.05
mp3 (Sen. Jolley says bill requires alphanumeric numbers for driver license or state ID.)
 
Senate Approves Bill to Expand Laws Against Threatening Phone Calls to Text/Instant Messaging 04.13.05
mp3 (Sen. Fisher explains the bill on the Senate floor.)
 
Senate Approves House Joint Resolution Proclaiming Ronald Reagan Day
04.12.05
mp3 (Sen. Laughlin on measure paying tribute to President Ronald Reagan.)
 
Sen. Rabon Disappointed House Won’t Hear Bill on Underage Drinking
04.11.05
mp3 (Sen. Rabon said SB 666 would have reduced underage 3.2 beer consumption.)
 
Senator Corn Tells Heartland Flyer Supporters that Help is on the Way
04.11.05
mp3 (Sen. Corn says Heartland Flyer is important to Oklahoma's
economy.)
 
Senate Honors Pope John Paul II
04.07.05
mp3 (Sen. Mazzei on resolution for Pope John Pual II.)
 
Oklahoma's First Official Flag Donated to State by Designer's Family
04.07.05
mp3 (Sen. Myers thanks the Flukes for their generous and historic gift.)
mp3 (Mr. Fluke thanking everyone for helping his family get the flag back to Oklahoma.)
mp3 (Family unveils flag & Myers describes how the flag was made.)
mp3 (Lt. Gov. Fallin describes Mrs. Fluke's life & thanks the family for their generous
donation to the State of Oklahoma.)
mp3 (Rep. Newport presents family with flag flown over Capitol on April 2, 2005.)
mp3 (Myers says this is a historic day and the state will cherish the flag for generations to
come.)
 
Statement by Senator Kenneth Corn
04.06.05
mp3 (Sen. Corn on democratic road plan.)
 
Republican Attacks Hide “Shameful Tax Policy,” According to Senate Finance Chair
04.06.05
mp3 (Sen. Gumm says Democratic Tax Package helps people who need it most
and is more pro-family.)
 
Senators Disappointed By Lack of Senate Action on Pro-Family Bills
04.06.05
mp3 (Sen. Williamson says governor's state of the state was based on the family, but now
he isn't doing anything to help get passage of profamily legislation out of committee.)
mp3 (Sen. Wilcoxson says that HB 1257 assures that unborn babies are considered victims if they die due to injury to the mother & she's urging a hearing for the bill by the deadline
tomorrow.)
mp3 (Sen. Jolley points out that HB 1561 passed the House with strong support but now
has not been put on the agenda for a Senate committee hearing.)
mp3 (Sen. Laughlin says that his covenant marriage bill always passes the House but then
dies in the Senate committee and he hopes this year that will change.)
mp3 (Sen. Williamson talks about HB 1256.)
 
Bill to Reduce Child Computer Porn Now Law
04.06.05
mp3 (Sen. Branan says SB 513 is aimed at reducing computer kiddie porn.)
 
Lawmakers Push Committee Passage of Bills Protecting Rape/Domestic Violence Victims
04.04.05
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich, Rep. Hamilton & other supporters urge passage of victim's
protection bills.)
 
Henry Is Wrong: Study Shows Violent Criminals on Parole Are NOT Less Likely to Recommit Crimes
04.01.05
mp3 (Sen. Coffee says he's opposed to releasing violent inmates early.)