Showing: June, 2003

State Senator Angela Monson said she was honored to be chosen for a profile in a national publication. The Oklahoma lawmaker is featured in the July issue of Ebony magazine.
It really is an honor. Ive taken on issues and projects I care deeply about on behalf of the people I represent. To have that work acknowledged in a national magazine like Ebony is really the icing on the cake, said Senator Monson. read more.

Sen. Monson talks about her inclusion in the July issue of Ebony magazine.

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Senator Keith Leftwich
Sen. Leftwich praises federal nocall law but says
it has more exemptions than Oklahoma law The federal donotcall legislation that went into effect Friday is important but contains more exemptions than those included in Oklahomas donotcall law, according to Sen. Keith Leftwich, DOKC. read more.

Sen. Leftwich says Oklahoma do-not-call law is tougher than current federal law.

A special ceremony is being planned just before Independence Day to honor Americans who served at Pearl Harbor during the infamous December th, 9 attack. Senator Jim Reynolds announced the event will be held July 3rd to celebrate the dedication of the Pearl Harbor/U.S.S. Oklahoma Memorial Highway. read more.

Sen. Reynolds announces dedication ceremony date.

Oklahoma State Senate Communications Division
State Capitol
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Senator Richard Lerblance takes the oath of office, administered by
Judge Steven Taylor of Pittsburg County
Lerblance Sworn in as State Senator Friends, family and wellwishers gathered in the State Senate Chamber Monday morning to watch Democrat Richard Lerblance sworn in as senator for District . The former state representative won the seat in a special election last week. read more.

After taking oath of office, Sen. Lerblance says he's ready to get to work.

Governor Brad Henry signed a bill last Friday that requires crime victims and witnesses to be notified that an offenders sentence could be commuted to a lesser sentence.
SB , which is authored by Senator Jerry L. Smith, RTulsa, adds to the information that district attorneys offices are already responsible for providing to victims and witnesses. read more.

Sen. Smith says he's pleased the governor signed his victim and witness notification bill.