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MAY 2006 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS


New Law Will Require Communities to Have Evacuation Plans
05.26.06
mp3 (Sen. Corn says new law would ensure OK towns are better prepared for disasters.)
 
Morgan: Session Deserves “Incomplete”
05.26.06
mp3 (Press Conference following Sine Die.)
 
Senate Leader Says Session Accomplishments are Many; Work Will Continue in Special Session
05.26.06
mp3 (Press Conference following Sine Die.)
 
mp3 (Sen. Jeff Rabon gavels down on motion to Sine Die adjourn at 4:52 p.m.)
05.26.06
 
Lawler Passes Legislation Creating Illegal Immigration Task Force
05.26.06
mp3 (Sen. Lawler says SR 125 will create a task force to study illegal immigration and possible legislation.)
 
Bill Creating World-Class Diabetes Center Heads to Governor
05.26.06
mp3 (Sen. Hobson on passage of legislation to create diabetes research and treatment center.)
mp3 (Sen. Coffee on final passage of bill creating center.)
mp3 (Rep. Balkman on importance of passage of bill.)
mp3 (OU President David Boren on passage of bill.)
 
Sen. Williamson Says Insurance Verification Bill One Step Away From Becoming Law 05.26.06
mp3 (Sen.Williamson says online verification bill is headed to Governor for signature.)
 
Senator Nichols Targets Child Predators with Death Penalty, Child Abuse Response Team 05.26.06
mp3 (Sen. Nichols says bill would allow death penalty for child molesters and create the child abuse response team within the OSBI.)
 
Death Penalty for Repeat Child Molesters Clears Legislature
05.26.06
mp3 (Sen. Gumm says bill to give death penalty to child molesters finally going to Governor.)
 
Bill to Reform Sex Offender Registry Passes Senate
05.25.06
mp3 (Sen. Riley says bill addresses problems with state's sex offender registry.)
 
Senate Approves Legislation to Guarantee Future of OSU Tulsa Med School
05.25.06
mp3 (Sen. Mazzei says legislation will ensure future of OSU Medical School.)
 
Morgan Comments on Special Session Call
05.25.06
mp3 (Sen. Morgan discusses special session with press.)
 
Senate Gives Final Approval to Bill Strengthening Retirement Systems
05.24.06
mp3 (Sen. Mazzei on Senate passage of his bill strengthening retirement systems.)
 
Farm-to-School Bill Heads to Governor
05.24.06
mp3 (Sen. Lawler says Governor's desk is next stop for Farm-to-School.)
 
Senate Gives Unanimous Approval to Kelsey’s Law – Bill Goes to Governor |
05.23.06
mp3 (Sen. Coates says Kelsey's law is the most important bill of his career, as a lawmaker and as a father.)
 
Sen. Morgan Q & A with reporters on budget talks.
mp3
05.22.06
 
Fundraising for USS Oklahoma Memorial Begins
05.19.06
mp3 (Press conference on USS Oklahoma plans and fundraising kickoff.)
 
Kyle Williams Bill Wins Final Senate Approval
05.18.06
mp3 (Sue Williams reacts to final Senate passage of Kyle Williams bill.)
 
Senator Schulz joins GOP Rural Caucus
05.18.06
mp3 (Sen. Schulz joins Republican Rural Caucus.)
 
Sen. Lamb Says Inadequate Funding for DA's Puts Public at Risk
05.17.06
mp3 (Sen. Lamb concerned about funding for DA's.)
 
Senate Rejects Henry Proposal; Offers Alternative Tax Cut, Budget Plans
05.17.06
mp3 (Senate President Pro Tempore Morgan discusses budget proposal.)
 
Sen. Mike Schulz Takes Oath of Office
05.16.06
mp3 (Audio of Schulz's Oath of Office ceremony.)
 
Senator Pruitt Honored by Fellow Legislators
05.16.06
mp3 (Sen. Pruitt thanks his fellow legislators, family, friends and supporters.)
 
Bill Encouraging Family Friendly Programming Signed
05.16.06
mp3 (Sen. Coffee talks about family friendly cable bill signed into law.)
 
Senator Laughlin's End of Week Q & A
05.11.06
mp3 (Laughlin focused on topics ranging from the result of this week’s special election, the vote on tax cuts and tort reform the same day, to his thoughts on the possibility of a special session.”
 
Bill Regulating Tattooing Signed into Law
05.10.06
mp3 (Sen. Shurden discusses legislation on tattooing signed by Governor on Wednesday.)
 
Senate Honors Capps for Service
05.09.06
mp3 (Sen. Morgan speaks to the last dean of the Senate.)
mp3 (Sen. Capps discusses occurrences over his 36 years of service that will never be experienced by any other state legislator because of term limits.)
 
Statement from Sen. Scott Pruitt Following Tuesday’s Senate Vote
to Send SB 2022 to Conference Committee

05.09.06
mp3 (Sen. Pruitt says he'll continue his push to pass income tax cut bill.)
 
Henry Signs the ‘Caitlin Wooten Act’ into Law  
05.09.06
mp3 (Audio from signing ceremony of bill. Includes comments from Gov. Henry, Sen. Paddack, Rep. Hilliard and Donna Wooten, Caitlin's mother.)
 
Legislation Banning Pawn Shops/Payday Lenders from Lottery Sales Goes to Gov. 
05.08.06
mp3 / wav (Sen. Wilcoxson said Senate gave final approval to Lottery Ticket Sale bill which now goes to the Governor.)
 
Senator Coffee's End of Week Q & A
05.04.06
mp3 (Coffee focused on the fact that Senate Republicans have not had a chance to approve or disapprove Senate amendments to their key bills on elimination of the death tax, income tax cut and other important measures.)
 
Senate Approves Safety Measure to Regulate Tattooing
05.03.06
mp3 (Sen. Shurden debates for SB 608 to regulate tattooing.)
 
SENATE WINS AGAIN!!! House Strikes Out
05.03.06
mp3 (Coach “Casey” Myers says Senate proved once again that they are the upper chamber.)
mp3 (“Broadway” Mike Morgan talks about Senate victory.)
mp3 (Randy “Bass-O” Bass and Charles “The Holstein” Wyrick relive the glory.)
 
Legislative Bedlam Returns |
05.01.06
mp3 (Coach Myers predicts another Senate victory at the Brick)