FEBRUARY 2011 NEWS AUDIO CLIPS



‘Erin Elizabeth Swezey Act’ heads to Senate floor
02.24.11
mp3 (Sen. Jolley explains the Erin Elizabeth Swezey Act.)
mp3 (Keith Swezey addresses the Senate Public Safety Committee.)
mp3 (Sen. Jolley says the DUI notice on the license will help law enforcement, employers, car rental businesses and others in recognizing DUI offenders immediately.)
mp3 (Sen. Jolley thanks the Swezey's for their courage and dedication.)
 
Senate sings praises of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” as state gospel song
02.24.11
mp3 (Currie Ballard, a descendant of Wallis Willis discusses Swing Low, Sweet Chariot possibly becoming the state gospel song.)
 
Senate Pro Tem Brian Bingman's Weekly Q & A (Week 3)
02.24.11
mp3
 
Senate Honors Sooner Football Team
02.23.11
mp3 (Reading of resolution honoring Sooners and Coach Stoops.)
 
Parents hope ‘Erin Elizabeth Swezey Act’ will save lives
02.23.11
mp3 (Sen. Jolley, Keith and Dixie Swezey, and Rep. Nelson at Press Conference.)
 
Senate Approves Board of Education Reform Measure
02.21.11
mp3 (Sen. Ford explains motivations for SB 435.)
mp3 (Sen. Ford explains SB 435 on the floor.)
mp3 (Sen. Ford says changing the board will make it mroe accountable to the voters.)
 
Senate Select Committee on Pensions holds first meeting; Lawmakers to address $16 Billion unfunded liability
02.17.11
mp3 (Sen Mazzei discusses first meeting of Select Committee on Pensions.)
 
Senate committee approves ban on texting while driving
02.17.11
mp3 (Sen. Ellis says bill would ban texting while driving except for specific emergencies.)
 
Armed Services Tuition Fairness Act approved in Senate committees
02.17.11
mp3 (Sen. Russell discusses SB 251, a tuition bill for service members)
 
Senate Majority Leader Schulz discusses 2nd week of session.
02.17.11
mp3
 
‘Deceased Veterans Dignity Act’ clears first Senate hurdle
02.16.11
mp3 (Sen. Russell says SB 396 will address unclaimed remains and military escorts on turnpikes.)
 
Sales tax exemption approved for widows of disabled vets
02.16.11
mp3 (Sen. Barrington explains bills to extend sales tax exemption to widows of disabled vets.)
 
Brown wins approval for bill requiring display of Honor and Remember Flag
02.16.11
mp3 (Sen. Brown discusses importance of Honor and Remember Flag.)
 
Measure targeting birthright citizenship clears Senate Judiciary Committee
and
Measure allowing property seizure for immigration crimes clears Senate Committee
02.15.11
mp3 (Sen. Shortey discusses his bills on citizenship and illegal aliens.)
 
Sen. Brecheen Wins Approval for Bill Strengthening Oklahoma’s Funeral Picketing Law
02.15.11
mp3 (Sen. Brecheen discusses his funeral picketing bill.)
 
Sen. Jolley Wins Committee Approval for Bills Ending Social Promotion and Creating Report Card for Schools
02.14.11
mp3 (Sen. Jolley says ending social promotion will help students succeed.)
mp3 (Sen. Jolley explains how schools' grade would be given.)
 
Senate Education Panel Okays Second Measure to Restructure State Board of Education
02.14.11
mp3 (Sen. Ford on SB 435.)
 
New Poll Shows Support for Sen. Holt’s Tax Cut Bill
02.11.11
mp3 (Sen. Holt says new poll shows support for tax cuts.)
 
Governor and legislative leaders discuss probusiness legislation for 2011 session (Photo only)
02.08.11
mp3 (Gov. Fallin, Speaker Benge, Pro Tem Bingman and others discuss importance of passing probusiness legislation this session.)
 
Senate honors 100th Anniversary of President Reagan’s birth
02.07.11
mp3 (Sen. Branan discusses President Reagan and SR 2.)
 
Senate Honors 2010 Jim Thorpe Award Winner Patrick Peterson
02.07.11
mp3 (Sen. Marlatt presents Senate Resolution 1 honoring 2010 Jim Thorpe Award winner.)
 
Sen. Bingman Press Availability - Reactions to State of the State Address
02.07.11
mp3
 
Senate Education Committee votes to make Dept. of Education more accountable to citizens
02.07.11
mp3 (Sen. Ford debates for SB 718.)