Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2009
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DateTitleDurationPlay
11/17/09Sunset Advisory Commission00h:42mplay
Note: There were some technical difficulties with the audio from 00:20:30 to 00:27:00.
11/10/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security03h:24mplay
Road Meeting: El Paso (audio only).
11/10/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:55mplay
11/10/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:30mplay
Regarding the practices and procedures of the Texas Forensic Science Commission
11/02/09Select Committee on Criminal Commitments of Individuals with Mental Retardation 04h:01mplay
Road Meeting: Fort Worth (audio only).
10/29/09Legislative Committee on Aging02h:21mplay
09/30/09Environmental Flows Advisory Group00h:44mplay
09/03/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:38mplay
Audio only.
08/20/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security03h:09mplay
Road Meeting: Arlington (audio only).
07/02/09Senate Session05h:15mplay
The Texas Senate of the 81st Legislature, First Called Session adjourns sine die .
07/02/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:09mplay
(Due to technical difficulties, only the audio is available.)
07/01/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:11mplay
07/01/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:19mplay
Opening Day of the 81st Legislature, First Called Session
07/01/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:45mplay
07/01/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:02mplay
Audio only.
07/01/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:24mplay
Regarding a proposed constitutional amendment relating to posthumous pardons. Joined by Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, Rep. Mark Veasey, and Ruby and Cory Session.
06/29/09Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh00h:23mplay
Regarding the upcoming special legislative session and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Joined by Rep. Garnet Coleman.
06/01/09Senate Session10h:11mplay
The Texas Senate of the 81st Legislature adjourns sine die .
06/01/09Press Conference: Senator Leticia Van de Putte00h:12mplay
regarding the end of the 81st Regular Legislative Session. Joined by Sen. Mario Gallegos, Sen. Eliot Shapleigh, and Sen. Judith Zaffirini.
05/31/09Senate Session (Part II)07h:13mplay
05/31/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:01mplay
05/31/09Press Conference: Senator John Carona00h:23mplay
Regarding the conference committee report for HB 300.
05/30/09Senate Session (Part III)07h:39mplay
05/30/09Senate Session (Part II)01h:42mplay
A joint session with the House of Representatives, honoring those Texans of the United States Armed Forces who have given their lives in defense of the Nation.
05/30/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:13mplay
05/29/09Senate Session08h:05mplay
05/29/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:34mplay
Regarding the recent exoneration of Jerry Lee Evans. Joined by Sen. Royce West, Dallas DA Craig Watkins, and others.
05/28/09Senate Session06h:29mplay
05/27/09Senate Session (Part II)15h:11mplay
05/27/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:20mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/26/09Senate Session (Part II)12h:17mplay
05/26/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:12mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/26/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:05mplay
05/26/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/26/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/25/09Senate Session14h:02mplay
05/25/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/25/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:02mplay
05/25/09Senate Committee on Administration01h:16mplay
Audio only.
05/23/09Senate Session07h:17mplay
05/23/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:52mplay
05/23/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:40mplay
05/23/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:06mplay
Audio only.
05/23/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/23/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:34mplay
05/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:11mplay
05/23/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:13mplay
Audio only.
05/23/09Senate Committee on Administration01h:38mplay
Audio only.
05/22/09Senate Session05h:44mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part II)00h:04mplay
Audio only,
05/22/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part I)01h:54mplay
Audio only,
05/22/09Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:11mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:43mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence01h:49mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:06mplay
Audio only,
05/22/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:56mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:23mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:03mplay
Audio only,
05/22/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)00h:57mplay
Audio only,
05/22/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:45mplay
Joint hearing with the House Committee on Human Services
05/22/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:02mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:40mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:55mplay
05/22/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:02mplay
Audio only,
05/21/09Senate Session (Part II)04h:12mplay
05/21/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:59mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/21/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/21/09Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:47mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources02h:06mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/21/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:15mplay
Audio only.
05/21/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)02h:23mplay
Audio only.
05/21/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:25mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Government Organization02h:07mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:33mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:14mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:25mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:41mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:53mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:57mplay
05/21/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:24mplay
Audio only.
05/21/09Press Conference: Senator John Carona00h:11mplay
Regarding the passage of SB 2225, relating to the illegal transfer and smuggling of firearms. Joined by AG Abbott and Rep. Corte.
05/20/09Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure00h:02mplay
05/20/09Senate Session03h:33mplay
05/20/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 1 (Part II)01h:03mplay
05/20/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 1 (Part I)00h:23mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:35mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security01h:52mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:53mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/20/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence03h:22mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part II)00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/20/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part I)00h:35mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:58mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:24mplay
05/20/09Senate Committee on Government Organization02h:06mplay
05/19/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:08mplay
Reading and referral of bills; audio only.
05/19/09Senate Session (Part I)04h:38mplay
05/19/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 101h:25mplay
05/19/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:46mplay
05/19/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:05mplay
Audio only.
05/19/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:16mplay
Audio only.
05/19/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:50mplay
05/19/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:30mplay
05/19/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:09mplay
Audio only.
05/19/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:54mplay
Audio only.
05/19/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/19/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:09mplay
Regarding SB 544, relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places.
05/19/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:17mplay
Regarding SB 544, relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places.
05/18/09Senate Session03h:54mplay
05/18/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:19mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security01h:54mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:25mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:41mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Economic Development01h:08mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:23mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)01h:49mplay
05/18/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:45mplay
05/17/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:56mplay
05/15/09Senate Session02h:31mplay
05/15/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 101h:03mplay
05/15/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/14/09Senate Session (Part II)02h:52mplay
05/14/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:14mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/14/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 101h:26mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:05mplay
Audio only.
05/14/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:52mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part II)00h:05mplay
Audio only.
05/14/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part I)01h:18mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/14/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:14mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:09mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:57mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:32mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:58mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:27mplay
(Due to technical difficulties, only the audio is available.)
05/14/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:44mplay
05/14/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:56mplay
05/13/09Senate Session03h:04mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:28mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part II)00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/13/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part I)01h:37mplay
Audio only.
05/13/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/13/09Senate Committee on Nominations02h:54mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:43mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part II)00h:05mplay
Audio only.
05/13/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part I)00h:25mplay
Audio only.
05/13/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)02h:17mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:23mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:49mplay
05/13/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:12mplay
Audio only.
05/12/09Senate Session (Part II)04h:26mplay
05/12/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:13mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/12/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 101h:02mplay
05/12/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part II)00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/12/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part I)02h:44mplay
Audio only.
05/12/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/12/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:33mplay
05/12/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:43mplay
05/12/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:13mplay
Audio only.
05/12/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:13mplay
05/12/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:56mplay
05/11/09Senate Session05h:02mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security01h:13mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)02h:54mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:47mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:08mplay
Audio only.
05/11/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:07mplay
Audio only.
05/11/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:28mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:41mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:35mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:58mplay
05/11/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:17mplay
Audio only.
05/11/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:27mplay
Audio only.
05/08/09Senate Session04h:10mplay
05/08/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:20mplay
05/08/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:10mplay
Audio only.
05/08/09Senate Committee on Education00h:07mplay
Audio only.
05/08/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:29mplay
Audio only.
05/08/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:06mplay
05/07/09Senate Session (Part II)04h:05mplay
05/07/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:10mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/07/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:21mplay
05/07/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:09mplay
Audio only.
05/07/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:53mplay
05/07/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/07/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part II)00h:09mplay
Audio only.
05/07/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part I)01h:06mplay
Audio only.
05/07/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:31mplay
05/07/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/07/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:01mplay
(Due to technical difficulties, only the audio is available.)
05/07/09Senate Committee on Education01h:41mplay
(Due to technical difficulties, only the audio is available.)
05/07/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/06/09Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/06/09Senate Session02h:52mplay
05/06/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:53mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:38mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security00h:48mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:38mplay
Subcommittee on Gaming
05/06/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:15mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence01h:32mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:21mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:13mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:20mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:01mplay
05/06/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/05/09Senate Session (Part II)03h:21mplay
05/05/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:22mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
05/05/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:35mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources01h:27mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)05h:05mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:44mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:09mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:03mplay
05/05/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:00mplay
05/05/09Press Conference: Sponsored by Senator Rodney Ellis00h:15mplay
Regarding regulation of the electricity market in Texas. Attended by Sen. Davis, Rep. Turner, and others.
05/05/09Press Conference: Senator Florence Shapiro00h:19mplay
Regarding SB 689 / HB 1239, relating to restrictions on the use of the Internet by sex offenders and to the reporting, collection, and exchange of information regarding those offenders. Joined by Attorney General Abbott, Rep. Peña, and others.
05/04/09Senate Session04h:02mplay
05/04/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 101h:05mplay
05/04/09Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:39mplay
05/04/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:27mplay
05/04/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:33mplay
05/04/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs01h:49mplay
05/04/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:04mplay
05/04/09Press Conference: Senator Leticia Van de Putte00h:24mplay
Regarding SB 421 / HB 1299, relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and the creation of a lottery game to benefit the fund. Joined by Rep. Turner, Rep. Farias, and others.
05/01/09Senate Session05h:11mplay
05/01/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:09mplay
Audio only.
05/01/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:05mplay
Audio only.
05/01/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:32mplay
Audio only.
05/01/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:13mplay
04/30/09Senate Session (Part II)06h:36mplay
04/30/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:59mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
04/30/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:54mplay
04/30/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:09mplay
Audio only.
04/30/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)04h:11mplay
04/30/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:31mplay
04/30/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:21mplay
04/30/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:07mplay
Audio only.
04/29/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:06mplay
Audio only.
04/29/09Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure00h:07mplay
04/29/09Senate Session06h:37mplay
04/29/09Senate Finance Conference Committee on SB 100h:30mplay
04/29/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part II)00h:04mplay
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04/29/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part I)01h:24mplay
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04/29/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:05mplay
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04/29/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:33mplay
04/29/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:37mplay
04/29/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:11mplay
04/29/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:42mplay
04/29/09Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:15mplay
04/28/09Senate Session03h:41mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:05mplay
Audio only.
04/28/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part II)00h:03mplay
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04/28/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part I)02h:24mplay
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04/28/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:03mplay
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04/28/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)04h:32mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:42mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:14mplay
Audio only.
04/28/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:21mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on Education00h:06mplay
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04/28/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:10mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:02mplay
04/28/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:12mplay
Audio only.
04/28/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:23mplay
"Smoke Free Texas"; Regarding SB 544, relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places.
04/27/09Senate Session03h:01mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:50mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:38mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part II)01h:00mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part I)00h:02mplay
Audio only.
04/27/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:16mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:34mplay
04/27/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:14mplay
Audio only.
04/27/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:50mplay
04/27/09Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh00h:41mplay
Regarding an ongoing dispute with, and the practices of, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Joined by Sen. Davis, Sen. Ellis, and others.
04/24/09Senate Session04h:47mplay
04/24/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:08mplay
Audio only.
04/24/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:03mplay
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04/24/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:08mplay
Audio only.
04/23/09Senate Session (Part II)04h:28mplay
04/23/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:56mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
04/23/09Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:45mplay
04/23/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:04mplay
Audio only.
04/23/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:27mplay
04/23/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:02mplay
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04/23/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:02mplay
Audio only.
04/23/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:36mplay
04/22/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:20mplay
04/22/09Senate Session03h:20mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:52mplay
(Audio begins after 30 seconds)
04/22/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security02h:32mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Nominations04h:04mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:14mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade01h:34mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:56mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:21mplay
04/22/09Senate Committee on Higher Education02h:20mplay
04/22/09Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee03h:44mplay
04/21/09Senate Session03h:21mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:07mplay
Audio only.
04/21/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part II)00h:22mplay
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04/21/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources (Part I)02h:02mplay
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04/21/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:38mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:42mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:06mplay
Audio only.
04/21/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)05h:25mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:20mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:43mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:04mplay
04/21/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:47mplay
04/20/09Senate Session07h:18mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security01h:37mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:06mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:17mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:49mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:06mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:53mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs01h:03mplay
04/20/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:55mplay
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04/20/09Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:55mplay
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04/17/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:01mplay
04/17/09Senate Session (Part I)02h:33mplay
04/17/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:17mplay
Audio only.
04/17/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:41mplay
04/17/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:30mplay
Subcommittee on SB 1593 and SB 1778
04/16/09Senate Session (Part II)06h:55mplay
04/16/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:46mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
04/16/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:07mplay
Audio only,
04/16/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)02h:17mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:32mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources02h:25mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)03h:03mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:37mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on Education01h:48mplay
04/16/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:19mplay
Audio only.
04/16/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:04mplay
Audio only.
04/15/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:04mplay
04/15/09Senate Session (Part II)02h:01mplay
04/15/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:54mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:58mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security03h:33mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:01mplay
Subcommittee on Health Insurance Mandates; Audio only.
04/15/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:13mplay
Subcommittee on Health Insurance Mandates; Audio only.
04/15/09Senate Committee on Nominations03h:03mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence04h:05mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part II)00h:07mplay
Audio only.
04/15/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part I)00h:20mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:20mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:23mplay
Due to technical difficulties, only the audio portion is available.
04/15/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:23mplay
Audio only.
04/15/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)03h:17mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:18mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:28mplay
04/15/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:12mplay
Audio only.
04/14/09Senate Session01h:36mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:04mplay
Audio only.
04/14/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:03mplay
Audio only.
04/14/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources02h:21mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)04h:37mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)00h:00mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Education01h:54mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:00mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:16mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:52mplay
04/14/09Senate Committee on Administration01h:19mplay
Audio only.
04/09/09Senate Session01h:01mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
04/09/09Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:49mplay
04/09/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources04h:46mplay
04/09/09Senate Committee on Finance04h:13mplay
04/08/09Senate Session (Part II)05h:05mplay
04/08/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:56mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations03h:15mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security02h:25mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:32mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:21mplay
Audio only.
04/08/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence04h:06mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part II)00h:06mplay
Audio only.
04/08/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade01h:04mplay
Audio only.
04/08/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:49mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:23mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:08mplay
Audio only.
04/08/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:28mplay
04/08/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:01mplay
Audio only.
04/08/09Press Conference: Senator John Carona00h:41mplay
Regarding transportation funding challenges facing Texas. Joined by Sen. Davis, Sen. Shapiro, Sen. Shapleigh, Sen. Watson, Sen. Wentworth, and others.
04/07/09Senate Session02h:09mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:03mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)04h:25mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:41mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)05h:49mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:52mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:46mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)03h:25mplay
04/07/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:53mplay
04/07/09Press Conference: Senator Carlos Uresti00h:17mplay
Regarding Child Abuse Awareness Month and legislation relating to child abuse prevention. Joined by Rep. Castro, and others.
04/06/09Senate Session01h:30mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security04h:47mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:00mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Government Organization02h:33mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:04mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Economic Development02h:23mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs02h:00mplay
04/06/09Senate Committee on Administration01h:10mplay
Audio only.
04/06/09Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh00h:10mplay
Regarding proposed legislation relating to banning trans-fats in Texas. Joined by Rep. Alvarado, and others.
04/02/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:24mplay
04/02/09Senate Session (Part II)02h:32mplay
04/02/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:41mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
04/02/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)03h:27mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)00h:59mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources01h:57mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence01h:58mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on Finance04h:23mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:27mplay
Audio only.
04/02/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:26mplay
04/02/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:05mplay
Audio only.
04/01/09Senate Session (Part II)05h:29mplay
04/01/09Senate Session (Part I)07h:02mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations02h:13mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security02h:57mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:55mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence03h:00mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part II)00h:07mplay
Audio only.
04/01/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade (Part I)00h:23mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:40mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:18mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)01h:36mplay
04/01/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)02h:51mplay
03/31/09Senate Session (Part III)00h:35mplay
Reading and referral of bills. Audio only.
03/31/09Senate Session (Part II)01h:35mplay
03/31/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:19mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/31/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:03mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:51mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:42mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)03h:49mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:06mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:22mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)02h:04mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:37mplay
03/31/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:07mplay
Audio only.
03/31/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:39mplay
Regarding proposed legislation relating to prevention of wrongful convictions. Joined by Sen. West, Rep. Gallego, several exonerees, and others.
03/30/09Senate Session02h:37mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security04h:29mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:45mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)02h:59mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources00h:09mplay
Audio only.
03/30/09Senate Committee on Government Organization02h:20mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Finance04h:23mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Economic Development01h:13mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs01h:25mplay
03/30/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:23mplay
Audio only.
03/26/09Senate Session00h:40mplay
03/26/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:09mplay
Audio only.
03/26/09Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:45mplay
03/26/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources01h:55mplay
03/26/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:49mplay
03/26/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:23mplay
03/26/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:19mplay
03/26/09Press Conference: Senator Leticia Van de Putte00h:17mplay
Regarding the importance of women's health. Joined by Sen. Uresti, Rep. Farrar, Rep. Kent, Rep. Villarreal, and others.
03/25/09Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure00h:12mplay
03/25/09Senate Session03h:13mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations02h:22mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part III)01h:56mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part II)00h:52mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part I)00h:56mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Nominations02h:30mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence03h:06mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:02mplay
Audio only.
03/25/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:10mplay
Audio only.
03/25/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:21mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:01mplay
Audio only.
03/25/09Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)02h:32mplay
Audio only.
03/25/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part II)00h:04mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part I)00h:06mplay
03/25/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:05mplay
Audio only.
03/25/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:23mplay
Regarding a new report from the Justice Project relating to wrongful convictions in Texas.
03/25/09Press Conference: Senator Kip Averitt00h:16mplay
Regarding proposed medical insurance reforms in Texas. Joined by Sen. Davis, Rep. Smith, and representatives of the Texas Medical Association.
03/25/09Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson00h:29mplay
"Texas Protects", regarding child protection and advocacy in Texas. Joined by Sen. Shapiro, Rep. Naishtat, Rep. Madden, and others.
03/24/09Senate Session06h:59mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources02h:43mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:07mplay
Audio only.
03/24/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)03h:10mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:30mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Education01h:51mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:20mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)04h:07mplay
03/24/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:26mplay
03/23/09Senate Session02h:07mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)03h:18mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)00h:45mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade00h:53mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part III)00h:43mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part II)02h:19mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part I)01h:00mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:50mplay
Due to technical difficulties, only the audio portion is available.
03/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:42mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:40mplay
03/23/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs02h:31mplay
03/23/09Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh00h:29mplay
Regarding predatory lending practices. Joined by Sen. Davis and Sen. Ellis
03/20/09Senate Session00h:24mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/20/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:35mplay
03/19/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:41mplay
03/19/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:35mplay
Local and uncontested calendar.
03/19/09Senate Committee on State Affairs05h:39mplay
03/19/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:02mplay
Audio only.
03/19/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:28mplay
03/19/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:31mplay
03/19/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:54mplay
03/19/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:17mplay
Regarding science curriculum in Texas schools and the SBOE. Joined by Rep. Howard, and others.
03/18/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:17mplay
03/18/09Senate Session02h:23mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part II)04h:43mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security (Part I)02h:25mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:00mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence03h:46mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part III)00h:00mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:26mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:09mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:33mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:53mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:05mplay
03/18/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part II)00h:01mplay
Audio only.
03/18/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part I)00h:04mplay
Audio only.
03/18/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:10mplay
Audio only.
03/18/09Press Conference: Senator Eddie Lucio00h:20mplay
Regarding green initiatives and legislation. Joined by Rep. Gallego, Rep. Swinford, Rep. Strama, Rep. Christian, Rep. Gonzalez Toureilles, and others.
03/17/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:47mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/17/09Senate Session (Part I)03h:47mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Natural Resources03h:41mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:15mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:07mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Education04h:00mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:25mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:38mplay
03/17/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:11mplay
Audio only.
03/16/09Senate Session01h:34mplay
03/16/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:37mplay
03/16/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:49mplay
03/16/09Senate Committee on Economic Development00h:37mplay
03/16/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs00h:34mplay
03/13/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:33mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/13/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:00mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/12/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:55mplay
03/12/09Senate Committee on Education04h:43mplay
03/11/09Senate Session (Part VIII)00h:42mplay
03/11/09Senate Session (Part VII)04h:08mplay
The Committee of the Whole continues.
03/11/09Senate Session (Part VI)04h:24mplay
The Committee of the Whole continues.
03/11/09Senate Session (Part V)02h:33mplay
The Committee of the Whole continues.
03/10/09Senate Session (Part IV)04h:25mplay
The Committee of the Whole continues.
03/10/09Senate Session (Part III)01h:39mplay
The Committee of the Whole continues.
03/10/09Senate Session (Part II)02h:04mplay
The Senate resolves into the Committee of the Whole.
03/10/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:33mplay
03/10/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:33mplay
03/09/09Senate Session (Part III)00h:18mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/09/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:48mplay
03/09/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:17mplay
03/09/09Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:00mplay
03/09/09Senate Committee on Nominations00h:03mplay
Audio only.
03/09/09Senate Committee on Finance00h:38mplay
03/09/09Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs01h:27mplay
03/09/09Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson00h:41mplay
Regarding pending voter identification legislation. Joined by Sen. Davis, Sen. Ellis, Sen. Galegos, Sen. Shapleigh, Sen. Van de Putte, Sen. West, Sen. Whitmire, Sen. Zaffirini, and others.
03/09/09Press Conference: Senator Kip Averitt00h:35mplay
Regarding health care coverage in Texas. Joined by Sen. Watson, Rep. McClendon, Rep. Naishtat, Rep. Rose, representatives of AARP, and others.
03/06/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:15mplay
03/06/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:26mplay
03/05/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:37mplay
03/05/09Press Conference: Senator Florence Shapiro00h:26mplay
Regarding SB 3 / HB 3, relating to public school curriculum and accountability standards. Joined by Rep. Eissler and others.
03/04/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations00h:55mplay
03/04/09Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure00h:23mplay
03/04/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:14mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/04/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:16mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations02h:00mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Transportation02h:44mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:05mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence01h:45mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:06mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:13mplay
03/04/09Senate Committee on Higher Education02h:39mplay
03/04/09Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson00h:23mplay
Regarding family violence services and prevention.
03/04/09Press Conference: Senator Florence Shapiro00h:24mplay
Regarding SB 1312 / SB 1313, relating to workforce and technical development programs in Texas. Joined by Senator Harris and others.
03/03/09Senate Session01h:10mplay
03/03/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:53mplay
03/03/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:38mplay
03/03/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:48mplay
03/03/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:20mplay
03/03/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:35mplay
Urging Gov. Perry to accept all available economic stimulus funds. Joined by Sen. Gallegos, Sen. Lucio, Sen. Shapleigh, Sen. Van de Putte, Sen. Watson, and Rep. Dunnam.
03/03/09Press Conference: Senator John Carona00h:19mplay
Regarding legislation relating to fighting and preventing gang crime in Texas. Joined by Sen. Davis, Sen. Huffman, Sen. Shapiro, and others.
03/02/09Senate Session00h:41mplay
03/02/09Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:22mplay
03/02/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:39mplay
03/02/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:29mplay
Regarding SB 515 / HB 741, relating to medically-accurate, age-appropriate sexual health education curriculum and instruction in Texas public schools. Joined by Rep. Anchia, Rep. Bolton, Rep. Castro, Rep. Farrar, Rep. Naishtat, and others.
02/25/09Senate Session01h:21mplay
02/25/09Senate Committee on Transportation01h:26mplay
02/25/09Senate Committee on Nominations03h:07mplay
02/25/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:23mplay
02/25/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)02h:37mplay
02/25/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:59mplay
02/24/09Senate Session00h:49mplay
02/24/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:40mplay
02/24/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:38mplay
02/24/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:05mplay
02/24/09Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:22mplay
02/24/09Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:22mplay
02/24/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:39mplay
Regarding SB 1084 / SJR 31, relating to casino gaming in Texas. Joined by Sen. Carona and Rep. Menendez.
02/24/09Press Conference: Senator Dan Patrick00h:20mplay
Regarding SB 182, relating to informed consent to an abortion. Joined by Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, Rep. Corte, and others.
02/23/09Senate Session01h:05mplay
02/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:25mplay
02/23/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)04h:19mplay
02/23/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:17mplay
Regarding SB 1060, relating to reforming state services for individuals with disabilities. Joined by Rep. Rose.
02/20/09Senate Committee on Finance03h:44mplay
02/19/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:00mplay
02/19/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:58mplay
02/19/09Press Conference: Senator Leticia Van de Putte00h:33mplay
Regarding bilingual education issues in Texas.
02/18/09Senate Session01h:21mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security01h:49mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Nominations01h:07mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:21mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:03mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:58mplay
02/18/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:12mplay
02/18/09Press Conference: Senator Troy Fraser00h:15mplay
Regarding SB 921, relating to transparency and accountability for electric cooperatives.
02/18/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:21mplay
Regarding clean power, green job innovation, and the growth potential of green jobs in Texas. Joined by Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Rep. Mark Strama, and others.
02/18/09Press Conference: Senator Dan Patrick00h:09mplay
Regarding SB 928, relating to the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Joined by Sen. Nichols, Rep. Paxton, and others.
02/17/09Senate Session01h:53mplay
02/17/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)04h:18mplay
02/17/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:16mplay
02/17/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:28mplay
Regarding SB 877, relating to routine testing for HIV and AIDS, and health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.
02/16/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:52mplay
02/16/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:56mplay
02/13/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:28mplay
02/12/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:07mplay
02/12/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:36mplay
02/11/09Senate Session (Part III)00h:21mplay
Reading and Referral of Bills
02/11/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:20mplay
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson delivers his biannual State of the Judiciary address.
02/11/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:41mplay
02/11/09Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:06mplay
02/11/09Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:08mplay
02/11/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:33mplay
02/11/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:36mplay
02/10/09Senate Subcommittee on Flooding & Evacuations00h:00mplay
Audio only.
02/10/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:23mplay
Reading and Referral of Bills
02/10/09Senate Session (Part I)01h:25mplay
02/10/09Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:40mplay
02/10/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part III)06h:10mplay
02/10/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:01mplay
02/10/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:47mplay
02/10/09Senate Committee on Education02h:12mplay
02/10/09Press Conference: Senator Juan Chuy Hinojosa00h:03mplay
Regarding issues relating to U.S. Highway 281
02/09/09Senate Session00h:29mplay
02/09/09Senate Committee on Government Organization00h:06mplay
02/09/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:45mplay
02/09/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)04h:42mplay
02/09/09Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh00h:19mplay
"Texas on the Brink"
02/06/09Senate Committee on Finance03h:31mplay
02/05/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:30mplay
02/05/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:11mplay
02/04/09Senate Session01h:03mplay
02/04/09Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:04mplay
02/04/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:53mplay
02/04/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:17mplay
02/03/09Senate Session00h:23mplay
02/03/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:57mplay
02/03/09Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:56mplay
02/03/09Press Conference: Senator Troy Fraser00h:15mplay
02/02/09Senate Session00h:00mplay
02/02/09Senate Committee on Finance01h:44mplay
02/02/09Senate Committee on Administration00h:03mplay
Audio only.
02/02/09Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson00h:44mplay
Regarding renewable energy resources and initiatives in Texas. Joined by Sen. Ellis, Sen. Fraser, Sen. Van de Putte, Rep. Strama, Rep. Anchia, and others.
01/29/09Press Conference: Senator Kip Averitt00h:14mplay
Regarding legislation to improve air quality in Texas. Joined by Sen. Deuell, Sen. Estes, Sen. Seliger, and others.
01/29/09Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson00h:22mplay
Texas Obesity Report News Conference
01/28/09Transportation and Homeland Security Briefing02h:08mplay
Presented by the Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committee
01/28/09Senate Session00h:43mplay
01/27/09Senate Session (Part II)00h:57mplay
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Governor Rick Perry delivers his biannual State of the State address.
01/27/09Senate Session (Part I)00h:43mplay
01/27/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:29mplay
Regarding SB 482, relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Joined by Sen. Lucio, Sen. Seliger, Sen. Shapiro, and others.
01/27/09Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee01h:29mplay
01/26/09Senate Session00h:11mplay
01/26/09Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis00h:18mplay
Regarding SB 119, relating to the implementation of a low-emission vehicle program. Joined by Rep. Strama.
01/26/09Presentation: Senator Florence Shapiro01h:25mplay
Presentation on the importance of the arts in public education
01/15/09Press Conference: Senator Kel Seliger00h:37mplay
Regarding SB 483, relating to incentives for the implementation of projects to capture and sequester carbon dioxide emissions. Joined by Reps. Anchia, King and Lewis, and others.
01/14/09Sunset Advisory Commission03h:18mplay
01/14/09Senate Session (Part II)04h:54mplay
01/14/09Senate Session (Part I)03h:06mplay
01/14/09Press Conference: Senator Leticia Van de Putte00h:23mplay
Joined by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus.
01/14/09Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson00h:26mplay
Regarding SB 476, relating to employment protections and benefits for nurses. Joined by Rep. Howard and others.
01/13/09Senate Session01h:29mplay
Opening Day of the 81st Legislature
01/07/09Senate Committee on Finance02h:48mplay

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