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Showing: September, 2007

As Oklahoma’s baby boomers enter their retirement years, more of the state’s citizens will face issues such as the need for senior services and programs. They’ll also face a greater risk of financial exploitation and other crimes that target the elderly. Those issues and others are on the minds of the state’s Silver Haired Legislature which convened on Tuesday at the State Capitol.
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Charlene Norris of Ochelata serves in the Silver Haired Legislature.
Sen. Leftwich has worked with the Silver Haired Legislature since her first term.
Sen. Ford praised the Silver Haired Legislature.

As Oklahoma’s baby boomers enter their retirement years, more of the state’s citizens will face issues such as the need for senior services and programs. They’ll also face a greater risk of financial exploitation and other crimes that target the elderly. Those issues and others are on the minds of the state’s Silver Haired Legislature which convened on Tuesday at the State Capitol.
read more.

Charlene Norris of Ochelata serves in the Silver Haired Legislature.
Sen. Leftwich has worked with the Silver Haired Legislature since her first term.
Sen. Ford praised the Silver Haired Legislature.

As Oklahoma’s baby boomers enter their retirement years, more of the state’s citizens will face issues such as the need for senior services and programs. They’ll also face a greater risk of financial exploitation and other crimes that target the elderly. Those issues and others are on the minds of the state’s Silver Haired Legislature which convened on Tuesday at the State Capitol.
read more.

Charlene Norris of Ochelata serves in the Silver Haired Legislature.
Sen. Leftwich has worked with the Silver Haired Legislature since her first term.
Sen. Ford praised the Silver Haired Legislature.

Sen. Kenneth Corn and Rep. Bud Smithson announced that they had filed legislation to help ensure Oklahoma workers would keep more of their hard earned dollars. Senate Bill 1132 would exempt most overtime pay from state income taxes. The lawmakers unveiled the measure at a State Capitol press conference on Monday.

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Sen. Kenneth Corn, Rep. Glen Bud Smithson and AFL-CIO President Jim Curry discuss SB 1132 to eliminate the income tax on overtime pay and SCR 43 to encourage Congress to enact similar legislation at the federal level.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

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Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

read more.
Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

read more.
Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

read more.
Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

read more.
Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.

State Sen. Kathleen Wilcoxson stood at her desk in the Senate Chamber and explained how the members debated and voted on bills. She laughed that some of her fellow Senators had given her a wooden soap box to stand on so she could be seen when she addressed the Chamber because she was the shortest of the 48 members. It all was part of a State Capitol tour on Thursday for Afghan business women visiting the United States.

read more.
Sen. Wilcoxson giving the women a tour of the Senate Chamber.
Business woman Terry Neese discusses WIPP Institute and visit of Afghan business women.
Sen. Wilcoxson was thrilled to host the Afghan women at the State Capitol.
Hasina Rasuli discusses her business plans and impressions of the US.
Ferishtah Bakhteri says things have changed dramatically for Afghan women.
Ferishtah Bakhteri talks about visit to State Capitol and what they've learned in the US.