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Week In Review

Showing: February, 2006

Monday, February 27

• Measures approved Monday on the Senate Floor included:

-FS SB 1288, by Sen. Johnnie Crutchfield, would provide $100 million to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to fix the state’s worst bridges and $25 million to fix county bridges. The measure would be funded with $92.8 million from the Dynamic Economy and Budget Stabilization Fund created last year, $7.2 million from the Special Cash Fund and $25 million from anticipated surplus.

• The following measures were approved by Senate committees on Monday:

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Monday, February 20

• Due to snow and sleet that moved through the state over the weekend, both the Senate and the House cancelled all scheduled meetings and closed their offices on Monday. The Senate announced it would vote later in the week to suspend the rules which would allow for additional time to hear bills still in committee.

Tuesday, February 21

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Monday, February 6

• Monday, February 6, marked the first day of the 2006 Legislative session. Prior to beginning formal work, the State Senate convened at 10:00 a.m. to hold a “Celebration of Life” in honor of State Senator Robert M. Kerr. Senator Kerr lost his battle with cancer on January 25.

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