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Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2010
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Archived audio/video recordings of Senate Chamber proceedings, Senate Committee hearings, and other archived events are streamed over the Internet in H.264 format, which can be viewed in most modern desktop browsers and across a variety of mobile devices. For a list of recommended system requirements, please see these video streaming suggestions.

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Please note that the Texas Senate does not record committee meetings to video tape or DVD; The digital streaming videos found on this website are the only available video content. Official audio recordings and transcripts are available from the Senate Staff Services office at (512) 463-0430.

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Date Program Title Duration Play
12/16/10Sunset Advisory Commission04h:00mplay
12/15/10Sunset Advisory Commission14h:33mplay
12/13/10Joint Committee on Oversight of Windstorm Insurance05h:40mplay
12/10/10Press Conference: Senator Wendy Davis
Regarding legislation addressing predatory lending and regulatory practices. Joined by Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, and others.
00h:22mplay
11/30/10Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson
Regarding projections of diabetes rates in Texas.
00h:24mplay
11/29/10Senate Select Commitee on Veterans Health
Road Meeting: Harlingen (audio only).
02h:31mplay
11/23/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on State Affairs, Senate Committee on Health and Human Services05h:08mplay
11/22/10Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade02h:40mplay
11/20/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: Houston (audio only). Joined by subcommittees of the House Committee on Redistricting and the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence.
04h:20mplay
11/16/10Sunset Advisory Commission09h:07mplay
11/15/10Texas Legislative Council
Audio only.
00h:06mplay
11/15/10Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:15mplay
11/15/10Legislative Budget Board00h:18mplay
11/08/10Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security03h:48mplay
11/08/10Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Press conference regarding the practice by some young people of sending sexually-explicit photos via SMS text-messaging. Joined by Attorney General Greg Abbott.
00h:25mplay
11/04/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: San Antonio (audio only).
01h:54mplay
10/29/10Environmental Flows Advisory Group00h:20mplay
10/25/10Senate Committee on Business and Commerce03h:26mplay
10/21/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: Edinburg (audio only).
01h:29mplay
10/19/10Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:25mplay
10/18/10Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations03h:00mplay
10/13/10Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security06h:15mplay
10/13/10Select Committee on Public School Finance Weights, Allotments and Adjustments05h:03mplay
10/12/10Senate Committee on Education03h:03mplay
10/12/10Press Conference: Senator Florence Shapiro
Regarding a charter school for children affected by autism. Joined by Senator Patrick, Senator Van de Putte, and others.
00h:36mplay
10/07/10Legislative Committee on Aging01h:48mplay
10/05/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: Midland (audio only).
00h:42mplay
10/04/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: Amarillo (audio only).
01h:16mplay
09/30/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations, Senate Select Committee on Veterans Health
Road Meeting: San Antonio (audio only).
05h:12mplay
09/27/10Senate Committee on Government Organization01h:40mplay
09/24/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Education, House Committee on Public Education03h:07mplay
09/23/10Senate Committee on Higher Education04h:24mplay
09/22/10Senate Committee on State Affairs
Due to technical difficulties, only audio is available for this hearing.
03h:51mplay
09/22/10Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:56mplay
09/20/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting
Road Meeting: Dallas (audio only). Joined by subcommittees of the House Committee on Redistricting and the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence.
02h:30mplay
09/16/10Select Committee on Public School Finance Weights, Allotments and Adjustments05h:40mplay
09/15/10Senate Committee on Economic Development01h:37mplay
09/08/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Health & Human Services, Joint Committee on Oversight of HHS Eligibility System05h:44mplay
09/07/10Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:41mplay
09/01/10Senate Select Committee on Redistricting02h:03mplay
08/31/10Press Conference: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Regarding implementation of "Ashley's and Alicia's Law" (HB 323, 80-R) relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.
00h:22mplay
08/31/10Legislative Committee on Aging02h:53mplay
08/26/10Senate Committee on Jurisprudence
Road Meeting: San Antonio (audio only).
02h:36mplay
08/25/10Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Press conference regarding the Tim Cole Advisory Panel's (TCAP) recommendations and Harris County's public defender office grant application.
00h:29mplay
08/24/10Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations
Road Meeting: Houston (audio only).
02h:40mplay
08/24/10Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Road Meeting: El Paso (audio only). NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the audio level is somewhat low during the inital 15 minutes.
04h:03mplay
08/24/10Senate Committee on Business and Commerce05h:32mplay
08/19/10Senate Committee on Higher Education08h:06mplay
08/18/10Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:14mplay
08/18/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:48mplay
08/17/10Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:23mplay
08/17/10Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding the upcoming Sales Tax Holiday for back-to-school items. Joined by Rep. Strama and others.
00h:11mplay
08/16/10Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Regarding Texas' emerging clean-energy economy. Joined by Rep. Strama and others.
00h:55mplay
08/04/10Senate Committee on Finance06h:16mplay
08/02/10Interim Committee on Dyslexia and Related Disorders
Road Meeting: Dallas (audio only). NOTE: Due to technical problems with the off-site microphone equipment, much of the initial 5:00 minutes is unintelligible. Additional equipment was set up, allowing witness testimony to be heard more clearly.
03h:34mplay
07/22/10Senate Committee on Higher Education03h:46mplay
07/22/10Senate Committee on Economic Development
Road Meeting: Arlington (audio only).
03h:05mplay
07/20/10Senate Committee on Education05h:49mplay
07/14/10Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:20mplay
07/14/10Senate Committee on Business and Commerce01h:48mplay
07/08/10Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:37mplay
07/07/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:52mplay
07/06/10Sunset Advisory Commission04h:07mplay
07/06/10Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Regarding the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas' (CPRIT) Commercialization Award recipients
00h:25mplay
06/29/10Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade03h:24mplay
06/24/10Senate Committee on Jurisprudence04h:09mplay
06/24/10Senate Committee on Higher Education06h:44mplay
06/24/10Legislative Committee on Aging01h:40mplay
06/23/10Senate Committee on Finance05h:05mplay
06/17/10Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Road Meeting: Fort Worth (audio only).
04h:02mplay
06/16/10Senate Committee on Education07h:05mplay
06/10/10Senate Committee on Criminal Justice05h:02mplay
06/09/10Senate Committee on Finance02h:42mplay
06/08/10Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Road Meeting: Amarillo (audio only).
04h:06mplay
05/27/10Environmental Flows Advisory Group00h:59mplay
05/26/10Sunset Advisory Commission03h:11mplay
05/26/10Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding the upcoming Sales Tax Holiday for Energy Efficient Products. Joined by Senator Fraser, and others.
00h:13mplay
05/26/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Finance, Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security04h:09mplay
05/25/10Sunset Advisory Commission13h:18mplay
05/24/10Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs02h:06mplay
05/24/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Education, Senate Committee on Higher Education04h:52mplay
05/19/10Senate Committee on Business & Commerce04h:21mplay
05/19/10Select Committee on Public School Finance Weights, Allotments & Adjustments
Road Meeting: San Antonio (audio only).
06h:05mplay
05/13/10Senate Committee on Jurisprudence
Road Meeting: Fort Worth (audio only).
03h:04mplay
05/13/10Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Road Meeting: Dallas (audio only).
06h:01mplay
05/13/10Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:40mplay
05/12/10Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations04h:17mplay
05/12/10Senate Committee on Health & Human Services05h:57mplay
05/12/10Senate Committee on Government Organization01h:45mplay
05/12/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:04mplay
05/11/10Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:54mplay
05/04/10Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade03h:32mplay
05/03/10Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Road Meeting: Houston (audio only). NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the audio begins directly following the roll call.
05h:18mplay
04/29/10Senate Committee on Economic Development03h:23mplay
04/29/10Senate Committee on Criminal Justice06h:12mplay
04/28/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:34mplay
04/28/10Interim Committee on Dyslexia and Related Disorders01h:25mplay
04/26/10Senate Committee on Higher Education05h:47mplay
04/23/10Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Regarding the Sunset Advisory Commission report on Capital Metro.
00h:33mplay
04/22/10Select Committee on Public School Finance Weights, Allotments & Adjustments08h:59mplay
04/21/10Senate Committee on Education03h:47mplay
04/20/10Senate Committee on Education06h:22mplay
04/19/10Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs02h:52mplay
04/15/10Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:55mplay
04/15/10Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh
Regarding predatory lending practices in Texas.
00h:21mplay
04/14/10Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:19mplay
04/14/10Senate Committee on Finance05h:38mplay
04/07/10Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Road Meeting: Houston (audio only).
03h:18mplay
04/06/10Sunset Advisory Commission03h:46mplay
04/06/10Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Road Meeting: Houston (audio only).
04h:04mplay
04/01/10Legislative Committee on Aging03h:08mplay
03/31/10Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:48mplay
03/31/10Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh
Regarding Federal healthcare reform legislation and subsequent litigation.
00h:25mplay
03/31/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on State Affairs, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:31mplay
03/25/10Senate Committee on Higher Education02h:17mplay
03/24/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:29mplay
03/23/10Select Committee on Public School Finance Weights, Allotments & Adjustments05h:43mplay
03/22/10Senate Committee on Education05h:02mplay
03/22/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Administration, House Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
03/11/10Senate Committee on Health and Human Services03h:13mplay
03/11/10Joint Committee on Oversight of HHS Eligibility System01h:47mplay
03/10/10Senate Committee on Health and Human Services03h:13mplay
03/10/10Senate Committee on Finance03h:26mplay
03/09/10Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade02h:26mplay
02/24/10Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:43mplay
02/23/10Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:46mplay
02/23/10Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:57mplay
02/23/10Senate Committee on Health & Human Services10h:29mplay
02/22/10Senate Committee on Education04h:59mplay
02/01/10Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security, House Committee on Transportation09h:25mplay
01/27/10Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh
Regarding an ongoing dispute with, and the practices of, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
00h:20mplay