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APRIL 2008 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS



Legislature Honors Braum's for 40 Years of Outstanding Service to State
04.30.08
mp3 (Reading of SCR 85)
mp3 (Comments from Sen. Justice, Rep. Winchester and Drew Braum.)
 
Senator Laughlin Honored for Legislative Service
04.30.08
mp3 (Sen. Laughlin's closing remarks about his 12 years of service in the Legislature.)
 
Brogdon, Edmondson Reach Agreement on Term Limits Language
04.29.08
mp3 (Sen. Brogdon discusses agreement with AG Edmondson.)
 
Senate Co-President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee's Weekly Q & A
04.24.08
mp3
 
Senate Approves Harsher Penalties for Attacks on Pregnant Women
04.23.08
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich pleased with passage of Scum of the Earth bill.)
 
Bill to Close Loophole for Out of State Sex Offenders Approved by Senate
04.23.08
mp3 (Sen. Corn discusses why loophole in state Sex Offender law needs to be closed.)
 
State Senate Supports Public Vote on Official State Rock Song
04.22.08
mp3 (Sen. Ford explains HCR 1047.)
 
Senate Honors Public Service Career of Senator Gideon Graham
04.17.08
mp3 (Grand niece Sandra Graham Carroll talks about her Great Uncle Gid.)
mp3 (Mrs. Carroll reads a poem written by Gid about his death and burial.)
 
Senators Glenn Coffee, Todd Lamb and Mike Johnson discuss important events from 11th week of session.
04.17.08
mp3
 
State Legislature Overrides Henry Veto of Bipartisan Pro-Life Legislation
04.17.08
mp3 (Sen. Lamb urges members to override Governor's veto of SB 1878.)
mp3 (Sen. Lamb makes motion to override veto of SB 1878.)
 
Sen. Corn Wins Senate Approval for Measure Creating Funding Source for Endowed Chairs
04.16.08
mp3 (Sen. Corn on his permanent funding source for endowed chairs.)
 
Quality Jobs Expansion Passes Senate to Encourage NBA Relocation to Oklahoma
04.15.08
mp3 (Sen. Coffee's closing remarks on Sonics' bill.)
 
Tulsa Lawmakers Author Language to Close Loophole in State Rape Law
04.15.08
mp3 (Sen. Williamson, Rep. Peterson, DA Tim Harris and Rep. Terrill discuss amendment to first-degree rape law.)
 
Sen. Mazzei Wins Senate Approval for Adoption Review Task Force
04.14.08
mp3 (Sen Mazzei explains need for adoption task force)
 
Sen. Corn Blasts Failure of Adair Nomination
04.14.08
mp3 (Sen. Corn Embarassed by failure of Speaker Adair's nomination to Board of Education.)
 
Sen. Wilcoxson Says Adair Nomination Not Supported for Legal, Policy Reasons
04.14.08
mp3 (Sen. Wilcoxson says vote on Adair nomination about policy and law, not politics.)
 
Sen. Coates says Small Group of Fanatics Has Stooped to New Lows
04.10.08
mp3 (Audio from press conference.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee's Weekly Republican Q & A with media
04.10.08
mp3
 
Senate Dedicates Painting of American Rough Rider and Territorial Governor Frank Frantz
04.09.08
mp3 (Painting Dedication: Senate Art Fund President Charles Ford, artist Timothy Tyler and comments from Frantz' family members.)
 
Pro-Life Legislation Passes Senate
04.09.08
mp3 (Sen. Lamb urges members to support SB 1878.)
 
Senate Approves Cord Blood Bank Plan; Bill One Vote from Governor’s Desk
04.08.08
mp3 (Sen. Gumm elated after passage of cord blood bank legislation.)
 
Republican Weekly Q&A with Republican Floor Leader Sen. Owen Laughlin
04.03.08
mp3 (Discussion on third and final week of Senate Committee consideration of House bills.)
 
Senate Recognizes Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith at State Capitol
04.03.08
mp3 (Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith addresses Senate.)
 
Sen. Coates Shocked and Saddened After Cherokee Principal Chief Silenced During House Committee Hearing on English-Only Bill
04.02.08
mp3 (Sen. Coates discusses English-only bill and treatment of Cherokee Principal Chief Chad Smith.)
mp3 (Cherokee Principal Chief Chad Smith offended after not being able to speak in House Committee.)
 
Senate Rules Committee Gives Unanimous Approval to Demarion’s Law
04.02.08
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich and Edna Pittman advocate passage of Demarion's Law in the Rules Committee.)
 
Senate Honors Fallen Serviceman
04.01.08
mp3 (Sen. Anderson talks about Army Staff Sergeant Chris Hake of Enid and his contributions to his state and country.)
mp3 (Reading of SR 68.)
mp3 (Anderson closing remarks - thanks Easley and entire Legislature for passing the Funeral Picketing bill in the past because members of a Kansas church will be picketing at Hake's funeral and the law will help give some peace to the family.)