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FEBRUARY 2009 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS



House Next Stop for Bill to Provide Military with State Income Tax Exemption
02.27.09
mp3 (Sen. Russell discusses his bill to provide income tax exemption to Oklahoma serving military.)
 
Measure to Deter Vandalism of County and Municipal Property Heads to House
02.27.09
mp3 (Sen. Myers explains his bill to help prevent county property vandalism.)
 
Senate Approves Capitol Centennial Commemoration and Preservation Act
02.27.09
mp3 (Sen. Debbe Leftwich's argument in support of SB 482 to help fix the Capitol and Sen. Coates' closing remarks on why his Capitol preservation bill is needed.)
 
Full Senate Supports Bill to Require Full Disclosure of Adoption Fees
02.26.09
mp3 (Sen. Russell explains adoption disclosure bill.)
 
Sen. Brogdon’s States’ Rights Resolution Draws National Attention
02.26.09
mp3 (Sen. Brogdon discusses SJR 10 and states' rights.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee's Weekly Q & A with reporters (4th week)
02.26.09
mp3
 
Senate Approves Bill Modifying OHLAP Income Eligibility
02.26.09
mp3 (Sen. Myers' explains bill allowing three year average of income for OHLAP.)
 
Senate Approves Measure Linking Drug Testing to Welfare Eligibility
02.25.09
mp3 (Sen. Brogdon on bill requiring drug testing for welfare recipients.)
 
Senate Appropriations Committee Receives Briefings on Impact of Federal Stimulus Package
02.25.09
mp3 (Sen. Mike Johnson discusses stimulus briefing.)
 
Lawmakers File Discrimination Complaint against ODOT
02.25.09
mp3 (Press Conference - Sen. Constance Johnson, Rep. Jabar Shumate and Rep. Anastasia Pittman discuss the complaint against ODOT.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee's Weekly Q & A with reporters (3rd week)
02.19.09
mp3
 
Sen. Ellis Pleased Feds Upheld His Second Amendment Protection Law
02.19.09
mp3 (Sen. Ellis on 10th Circuit Court ruling on guns in cars.)
 
Veterans Assistance Bills Not Heard in Committee – Corn Promises to Continue Effort
02.19.09
mp3 (Sen. Corn disappointed veterans bills not heard.)
 
Sen. Corn Joins in Bipartisan Move to Ban State Agencies from Hiring Capitol Lobbyists
02.18.09
mp3 (Sen. Corn explains his amendment on banning state agency lobbyists.)
 
Sen. Nichols Wins Passage of Bill to Expand DNA Database
02.18.09
mp3 (Sen. Nichols' explains bill to expand DNA database.)
 
Bill to Require Full Disclosure of Adoption Fees Heads to Full Senate
02.18.09
mp3 (Sen. Russell explains adoption legislation.)
 
Capitol Centennial Commemoration and Preservation Act Headed to Full Senate
02.18.09
mp3 (Sen. Coates' says commission is necessary to raise funds to address maintenance and construction needs of the nearly 100 year old Capitol building.)
 
Senate Passes Bill to Provide Military with State Income Tax Exemption
02.17.09
mp3 (Sen. Russell wins Finance Committee passage of vets state income tax break.)
 
Measure Would Make Voting Easier for Returning Soldiers
02.17.09
mp3 (Sen. Barrington says SB 718 will make voting easier for soldiers returning from overseas.)
 
Senate Committee Approves Bill to Help Contractors
02.17.09
mp3 (Sen. Coates explains how SB 1012 will help the state's private contractors.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Coffee Response to Report of State Equalization Board
02.17.09
mp3 (Senate Pro Tem Coffee on EQ Board report.)
 
Judicial Reform Praised in Committee
02.17.09
mp3 (Sen. Lamb explains workers' comp reform bill to Judiciary Committee.)
 
Corn’s Bill to End Partisan Appointment of Election Board Secretaries Fails on Party-line Vote
02.16.09
mp3 (Sen. Corn says bill would have reformed how election board secretaries are appointed.)
 
Full Senate Next Stop for Voter ID Bill
02.16.09
mp3 (Sen. Ford presents Voter ID bill to Rules Committee.)
 
Education Committee Approves School District Empowerment Program
02.16.09
mp3 (Sen. Ford explains need to pass SB 835, the School District Empowerment Act.)
 
Senate Committee Approves Gumm’s Measure to Create Children’s Cabinet
02.16.09
mp3 (Sen. Gumm explains need for children's cabinet.)
 
Senate Committee Passes Pro-Transparency and Accountability Reform
02.16.09
mp3 (Sen. Jolley's closing comments on education accountability legislation.)
 
Media Q & A with Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee - Legislative Week 2
02.12.09
mp3
 
Office of Accountability, Chief Information Officer Bills Pass Senate Appropriations Committee Today
02.11.09
mp3 (Sen. Coffee on legislation to increase accountability and efficiency in government.)
 
Schulz Introduces Livestock Protection Legislation
02.11.09
mp3 (Sen. Schulz comments on livestock bill.)
 
Senator Gumm Pushes Tougher Penalty for Refusing to Honor Disabled Vet Tax Break
02.11.09
mp3 (Sen. Gumm discusses his legislation to help disabled vets.)
 
Committee Approves Bill to Create Task Force on Internet-Based Instruction
02.11.09
mp3 (Sen. Stanislawski on bill to study internet-based instruction in state.)
 
State Senator Johnnie Crutchfield Helping Coordinate Storm Recovery Efforts; Official Death Toll at 8, but 30 Unaccounted For
02.11.09
mp3 (Sen. Crutchfield on Tuesday's twister in Lone Grove.)
 
Senate Honors Queen of Rockabilly Wanda Jackson
02.10.09
mp3 (Sen. Coates presents Wanda Jackson to the Senate.)
mp3 (Q & A with Jackson following Senate presentation.)
 
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill Dealing with Children of Women Inmates
02.10.09
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich on passage of legislation dealing with children of moms in prison.)
 
Sen. Eason McIntyre Authors Bill to Help Cancer Patients
02.10.09
mp3 (Sen. Eason McIntyre says her bill will help cancer patients.)
 
Senate Honors 2008 Jim Thorpe Award Winner Malcolm Jenkins
02.09.09
mp3 (Sen. Leftwich honors 2009 Jim Thorpe winner Malcolm Jenkins in the Senate.)
 
Senate Honors Former Head of Teachers’ Retirement System
02.09.09
mp3 (Sen. Corn honors Tommy Beavors for his work with the Teachers' Retirement System.)
 
Lt. Governor, Legislators Unveil Legislation Proposing Creation of Children’s Cabinet
02.05.09
mp3 (Lt. Gov. Askins, Sen. Gumm, Rep. Dorman, and Ann Roberts discuss cabinet.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee's Weekly Q & A with the Media
02.05.09
mp3
 
Senator Invites Breast Cancer Survivors to Capitol Event
02.05.09
mp3
 
Senate Finance Committee Approves Measure to Remove Income Tax Reduction Trigger
02.03.09
mp3 (Sen. Mazzei on removing tax cut trigger.)
 
Senate Democratic Leader Ready to Help Governor Move Agenda Forward
02.02.09
mp3 (Sen. Laster reacts to State of the State.)
 
Senate President Pro Tem Coffee Response to Governor's State of the State Address
02.02.09
mp3 (Sen. Coffee comments on State of the State.)