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Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2000
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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
12/28/00 Texas Attorney General John Cornyn Announcing Supreme Court Decision on Secret Ballots00h:07mplay
12/28/00 Committee of the Whole Senate: Electing a President of the Senate03h:48mplay
12/21/00Governor George W. Bush Resigns as the 46th Governor of Texas00h:07mplay
12/20/00 Senator Ellis, President Pro-Tempore, Press Conference00h:13mplay
12/20/00 Rick Perry's Swearing-in Ceremony as the 47th Governor of Texas00h:48mplay
12/18/00 The Legislative Oversight Committee on the TEXAS and Teach for Texas Grant Programs00h:21mplay
12/18/00 Electoral College Certification Ceremony00h:56mplay
12/15/00 Press Conference: Lt. Gov. Rick Perry Appoints Representative Henry Cuellar as Texas Secretary of State00h:20mplay
12/14/00 Senator Ellis & Senate Parliamentarian Walter Fisher Press Briefing to Address Succession.00h:27mplay
12/14/00 Natural Resources Committee: Water Financing Symposium01h:40mplay
11/29/00 Legislative Budget Board Meeting00h:07mplay
11/28/00 Natural Resources Committee Public Hearing: Dallas (audio)04h:14mplay
11/27/00 Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. holds Press Conference on Life without Parole Bill00h:24mplay
11/15/00 Press Conference: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. on School Calendar Bill00h:50mplay
11/15/00 Administration Committee Forum on Tick-Borne Illnesses (audio)02h:07mplay
11/13/00 Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson on Privacy.00h:21mplay
10/26/00 Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing04h:44mplay
10/23/00 The Texas Quarter Dollar Advisory Committee Public Hearing01h:22mplay
10/17/00 Economic Development Committee Public Hearing01h:25mplay
10/16/00 The Honorable Oscar H. Mauzy Memorial Service in the Senate Chamber01h:30mplay
10/09/00 Joint Agriculture Policy Committee Public Hearing05h:16mplay
10/02/00 Press Conference: Senator Gonzalo Barrientos on <I>New Directions in Corrections Conference</I>.00h:11mplay
09/28/00 Special Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing03h:12mplay
09/27/00 Senate and House Redistricting Committees Joint Public Hearing: Tyler01h:34mplay
09/26/00 Press Conference: Senator Gonzalo Barrientos with the Missing Fishermans' Family00h:27mplay
09/26/00 Press Conference: Senator Gonzalo Barrientos on Minority Franchise Businesses00h:25mplay
09/26/00 Joint Oversight Committee on Electric Utility Deregulation Public Hearing02h:53mplay
09/22/00 Senate and House Redistricting Committees Joint Public Hearing04h:06mplay
09/22/00 Press Conference: Senator Royce West HUB Signing00h:32mplay
09/21/00 Press Conference: Lt Gov Rick Perry on Childrens Insurance Issues00h:26mplay
09/19/00 Administration Committee Public Hearing00h:16mplay
09/18/00 Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing: Lubbock04h:46mplay
09/13/00 Blue Ribbon Task Force on Uninsured Joint Legislative Committee Public Hearing: Gilmer05h:23mplay
09/12/00 Texas Quarter Dollar Coin Advisory Committee Public Hearing.02h:00mplay
09/01/00 Senator Rodney Ellis Holds Press Conference on Medicaid Law Suit: Austin00h:46mplay
08/30/00 Senator Ogden Holds Press Conference on DPS Stranded Motorist Unveiling: Austin00h:12mplay
08/25/00 Senate and House Committees on Redistricting Joint Public Hearing: Lubbock03h:15mplay
08/22/00 Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Public Hearing: Austin01h:39mplay
08/22/00 Joint Oversight Committee on Electric Utility Deregulation Public Hearing: Houston04h:43mplay
08/21/00 Texas State Poet Laureate Committee Holds Press Conference to Announce State Poets00h:32mplay
08/21/00 Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing: Austin04h:45mplay
08/21/00 Senate State Affairs Committee Public Hearing04h:56mplay
08/17/00 Senate Committee on Criminal Justice Public Hearing: Dallas05h:23mplay
08/02/00 Senator Rodney Ellis Holds Press Conference on Tax Holiday.00h:18mplay
07/28/00 Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Public Hearing: Ingleside02h:40mplay
07/25/00 Advisory Council on the Digital Economy04h:08mplay
07/11/00 Joint Oversight Committee on Electric Utility Restructuring Public Hearing: Dallas04h:16mplay
07/10/00Senate Special Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing p.302h:20mplay
07/10/00Senate Special Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing p.201h:34mplay
07/10/00Senate Special Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing p.102h:48mplay
07/10/00 Joint Agriculture Policy Committee Public Hearing02h:48mplay
07/10/00 Economic Development Subcommittee on 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Public Hearing: Dallas02h:05mplay
07/08/00 Senate Redistricting and House Redistricting Committees joint Public Hearing: Weslaco.04h:01mplay
06/29/00 Senate Committee on Natural Resources Public Hearing: Corpus Christi06h:40mplay
06/28/00 Advisory Council on the Digital Economy conducts Joint Public Testimony Session with Democracy Online Project03h:37mplay
06/27/00 Senate Committee on Natural Resources Public Hearing04h:02mplay
06/27/00 Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Uninsured: El Paso05h:48mplay
06/21/00 Senate Economic Development Subcommittee on 911 Emergency Communications Public Hearing01h:29mplay
06/21/00 Lt. Governor Rick Perry and Attorney General John Cornyn Hold Press Conference on Gary Graham Case00h:31mplay
06/20/00 Senate Agriculture Policy Committee Public Hearing: Abilene03h:28mplay
06/14/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on State Investments Public Hearing02h:08mplay
06/14/00 Senate Committee on Human Services Public Hearing00h:26mplay
06/12/00 Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing: El Paso03h:06mplay
06/12/00 Senate State Affairs Committee Public Hearing02h:49mplay
06/12/00 Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations Public Hearing04h:17mplay
06/08/00 Senator Rodney Ellis Holds Press Conference on DNA Testing00h:32mplay
06/07/00 Sens. Sibley, Shapleigh, Truan, and Lucio Hold Press Conference Addressing Federal Drug Prosecution00h:35mplay
06/02/00 Joint Interim Committee on Health Benefit Mandates Public Hearing02h:37mplay
06/01/00 Rodney Ellis - Acting Governor, Press Conference on Ricky McGinn / DNA Pardon.00h:15mplay
05/31/00 Senate Redistricting and the House Committee on Redistricting hold a Joint Public Hearing: El Paso03h:46mplay
05/31/00 Joint Agricultural Committee Public Hearing: El Campo05h:39mplay
05/26/00 Senate Committee on State Affairs and Special Committee on Border Affairs Joint Public Hearing: Brownsville04h:22mplay
05/25/00 Senate Special Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing: Brownsville09h:13mplay
05/24/00 Senate Education Committee Public Hearing: Laredo04h:43mplay
05/24/00 Senate Committee on Criminal Justice Public Hearing06h:14mplay
05/23/00 Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations: El Paso02h:41mplay
05/17/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds00h:55mplay
05/17/00 Lieutenant Governor Rick Perry Helps Unveil Technology Report at Capitol Press Conference00h:20mplay
05/16/00 Senate Redistricting and the House Committee on Redistricting hold a Joint Public Hearing: San Antonio04h:43mplay
05/15/00 Senate Economic Development Committee and the Health Services Committee Joint Public Hearing04h:08mplay
05/12/00 Senate Natural Resources Committee Public Hearing: Brownsville04h:01mplay
05/10/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on State Investments Public Hearing02h:42mplay
05/10/00 Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Uninsured: Dallas02h:43mplay
05/09/00 Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing02h:55mplay
05/09/00 Senate Administration Committee: Fort Worth03h:57mplay
05/04/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on ERS and TRS Employee Benefits.02h:56mplay
04/28/00 Advisory Council on the Digital Economy04h:39mplay
04/27/00 Senate Committee on Border Affairs Public Hearing: McAllen08h:00mplay
04/26/00 Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Holds Hearing in Edinburg04h:00mplay
04/25/00 Senate Economic Development Subcommittee on Private Sector Business Financing00h:45mplay
04/25/00 Senate Economic Development Subcommittee on Consumer Credit Laws01h:08mplay
04/25/00 Senate Committee on State Affairs Joint Hearing with House Committee on General Investigation03h:02mplay
04/25/00 Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:04mplay
04/20/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on Graduate Medical Education02h:12mplay
04/20/00 Finance Subcommittee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds02h:34mplay
04/19/00 Senate Natural Resources Committee Public Hearing: Midland05h:51mplay
04/19/00 Senate Committee on Human Services Public Hearing06h:33mplay
04/18/00 Senate Committee on Criminal Justice04h:55mplay
04/17/00Lt. Gov. Rick Perry Holds Press Conference on Texas Air00h:49mplay
04/17/00 Joint Agricultural Committee Public Hearing: College Station (audio)03h:43mplay
04/15/00 Senate Redistricting/House Redisticting Committees Public Hearings: Dallas06h:46mplay
04/14/00Senate Redistricting/House Redisticting Committees Public Hearings: Arlington04h:50mplay
04/13/00Senate State Affairs Committee Hearing: Houston02h:33mplay
04/12/00State Affairs and Border Affairs Joint Hearing: Houston06h:19mplay
04/11/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing p.200h:44mplay
04/11/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing p.102h:41mplay
04/10/00Health Services Committee: San Antonio06h:04mplay
04/06/00 Texas Grant Oversight Committee02h:29mplay
04/05/00Education Committee Public Hearing: Houston p.203h:58mplay
04/05/00Education Committee Public Hearing: Houston p.102h:37mplay
03/28/00 Senate Committee on Jurisprudence: Houston (audio)03h:12mplay
03/27/00 Senate State Affairs Committee Hearing: Lubbock02h:36mplay
03/27/00 Joint Committee on Health Benefit Mandates03h:28mplay
03/23/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing: Houston (audio) p.200h:10mplay
03/23/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities Public Hearing: Houston (audio) p.102h:36mplay
03/22/00Senate Committee on Criminal Justice05h:37mplay
03/22/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs Holds Meeting in San Antonio(audio) p.202h:05mplay
03/22/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs Holds Meeting in San Antonio(audio) p.103h:00mplay
03/22/00 Senate Finance Subcommittee on State Investments02h:51mplay
03/22/00 Finance Subcommittee on ERS & TRS Employee Benefit Issues03h:51mplay
03/21/00 Senate Economic Development Subcommittee on 911 Emergency Communications (audio)02h:35mplay
03/21/00 Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations: Killeen (audio)02h:57mplay
03/21/00 Senate Committee on State Affairs and the Senate Natural Resources Committee Hold Joint Meeting06h:10mplay
03/21/00 Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Uninsured: Houston (audio)05h:38mplay
03/20/00 Senate Committee on State Affairs and the House Committee on General Investigating Hold Joint Meeting03h:53mplay
03/16/00Senate Administration Committee p.203h:28mplay
03/16/00Senate Administration Committee p.102h:40mplay
03/16/00 Texas Grant Oversight Committee (audio)03h:35mplay
03/16/00 Senate Finance Interim Subcommittee on Graduate Medical Education02h:54mplay
03/08/00Natural Resources Committee: Galveston p.2
audio only.
03h:20mplay
03/08/00Natural Resources Committee: Galveston p.1
audio only.
02h:53mplay
03/07/00 Natural Resources Committee: Houston (audio)03h:01mplay
03/07/00 Natural Resources Committee Joint Meeting With House Environmental Regulation Committee, Houston (audio)03h:26mplay
03/06/00Jurisprudence Committee: San Antonio(audio) p.200h:32mplay
03/06/00Jurisprudence Committee: San Antonio(audio) p.103h:05mplay
03/04/00Redistricting Committee: Houston(audio) p.203h:00mplay
03/04/00Redistricting Committee: Houston(audio) p.101h:52mplay
03/01/00Senate Education Committee: Midland(audio) p.202h:04mplay
03/01/00Senate Education Committee: Midland(audio) p.102h:07mplay
02/23/00 Veteran Affairs and Military Installations: San Antonio02h:33mplay
02/23/00 Senate Committee on Natural Resources: El Paso04h:25mplay
02/22/00 Committee on State Affairs Joint Meeting with Special Committee on Border Affairs: Irving06h:29mplay
02/17/00Finance Committee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds02h:31mplay
02/17/00 Finance Subc. on ERS/TRS Employee Benefits (Charge #2)02h:35mplay
02/16/00 Redistricting Committee03h:04mplay
02/15/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities: Harlingen(audio) p.201h:53mplay
02/15/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities: Harlingen(audio) p.102h:36mplay
02/15/00Criminal Justice Committee p.206h:05mplay
02/15/00Criminal Justice Committee p.101h:41mplay
02/11/00Finance Committee on Graduate Medical Education(audio) p.201h:10mplay
02/11/00Finance Committee on Graduate Medical Education(audio) p.101h:34mplay
02/10/00 Senate Education Committee: Dallas (audio)06h:47mplay
02/09/00 Senate and House Redistricting Committees: Abilene (audio)02h:43mplay
02/08/00 Intergovernmental Relations Public Hearing: Houston (audio)03h:37mplay
02/07/00 Health Services Public Hearing: Houston (audio)05h:09mplay
02/05/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs, Eagle Pass(audio) p.303h:07mplay
02/05/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs, Eagle Pass(audio) p.202h:45mplay
02/05/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs, Eagle Pass(audio) p.100h:12mplay
02/01/00 Joint Hearing: Sen. Finance Cmte. and House Appropriations Cmte., on Drought Issues.03h:54mplay
01/31/00Natural Resource Committee Public Hearing(audio)06h:36mplay
01/31/00 Advisory Council on the Digital Economy03h:38mplay
01/26/00 Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Public Hearing02h:27mplay
01/20/00Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Uninsured(audio)05h:07mplay
01/19/00Economic Development Subc. on Consumer Credit Laws p.201h:53mplay
01/19/00Economic Development Subc. on Consumer Credit Laws p.100h:07mplay
01/19/00 Economic Development Subc. on Private Sector Business Financing01h:08mplay
01/14/00 Finance Committee on State Investments Interim Charge #103h:02mplay
01/13/00Finance Committee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds p.301h:13mplay
01/13/00Finance Committee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds p.2
(audio)
01h:14mplay
01/13/00Finance Committee on Tobacco Settlement Proceeds p.1
(* audio. first minute missing due to tech problems)
03h:11mplay
01/12/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities(audio) p.201h:53mplay
01/12/00Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities(audio) p.102h:52mplay
01/12/00Senate Committee on Border Affairs(audio)03h:30mplay
01/11/00Senate Committee on Health Services(audio)05h:59mplay
01/11/00Committee on State Affairs Joint Meeting with Special Committee on Border Affairs(audio) p.205h:33mplay
01/11/00Committee on State Affairs Joint Meeting with Special Committee on Border Affairs(audio) p.102h:27mplay