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Ronald C. Lott–December 10th at 6 p.m.
Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester 12/10/2013
Name: Ronald Lott
Age at Date of Crime: 26
Victim(s): Anna Laura Fowler, 83
Zelma Cutler, 93
Date of Crime(s): 9/2/1986
Date of Sentence: 1/18/2002
Crime Location: Victim’s Home -1200 N.W. 31st Street, OKC – Anna Fowler,
Victim’s Home- 1142 N.W. 31st Street, OKC- Zelma Cutler
Judge: Virgil C. Black
Prosecuting: Robert Macy, Wes Lane, Greg Mashburn, ... more
Oklahoma’s Multicounty Grand Jury Reconvenes 12/10/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s multicounty grand jury reconvenes Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
The grand jury will meet Tuesday, Dec. 10, through Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, 313 NE 21.
The multicounty grand jury was requested by Attorney General Scott Pruitt and approved by the Oklahoma Supreme Court in September 2012. It is led by Assistant Attorney General Megan Tilly, chief of the AG’s Multicounty Grand Jury Unit.
The state’s multicounty grand jury has jurisdiction to investigate criminal matters in all 77 counties, assisting local law enforcement as well a... more
OAG Safe Oklahoma Grant Application 12/10/2013
COLUMN - Outside Four Walls: A Case for Religious Liberty 12/09/2013
By Attorney General Scott Pruitt,
One of the many things I treasure about this country is our right to debate, discuss and discern what the founders of this great nation meant by “inalienable rights.” As we approach Christmas, stories of city officials stripping religion from holiday displays or schools axing “Silent Night” from elementary programs have once again spiked. The Founding Fathers did not intend our laws and Constitution to restrict, prevent or condemn our right to exercise our faith. They sought to protect it.
A few years ago, while on a trip to Romania, I visited a small Bapt... more
Oklahoma Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in Effect for all 77 Oklahoma Counties 12/05/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s Emergency Price Stabilization Act is now in effect for 77 Oklahoma counties after Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency due to the winter weather that started Thursday morning.
All 77 counties are included in the declaration.
Attorney General Scott Pruitt said Oklahoma’s price gouging statute prohibits an increase of more than 10 percent in the price of most goods and services when a state of emergency has been declared.
“As the ice and snow storms move across Oklahoma, they can leave a trail of devastation across the state, damaging personal and busin... more
AG Pruitt Writes About Oklahoma's ACA Lawsuit in the Wall Street Journal 12/02/2013
WSJ: ObamaCare's Next Legal Challenge: The law says subsidies can only go through state-run exchanges.
By Scott Pruitt
Dec. 1, 2013
As millions of Americans see their health-insurance premiums increase, have their coverage dropped as a result of the Affordable Care Act, and are unable to use the federal exchange, Oklahoma has sued the Obama administration. The Sooner State and several others are trying to stop the government from imposing tax penalties on certain states, businesses and individuals in defiance of the law. If these legal challenges are successful, the deficit sp... more
AG Scott Pruitt Commends U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Hobby Lobby Lawsuit 11/26/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Tuesday commended the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review an Oklahoma company’s religious liberty challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
The Supreme Court granted review of Hobby Lobby's case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that employers offer health insurance coverage for services such as abortion inducing drugs that conflict with their religious beliefs.
“The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review Hobby Lobby’s legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act is a victory for the company, the Green Family, and for... more
AG Pruitt Files Response with State Supreme Court in Ballot Title Case 11/22/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday filed a response with the Oklahoma Supreme Court in a ballot title challenge involving storm shelters in Oklahoma public schools.
Oklahoma law requires the Attorney General's Office to review all proposed ballot titles to ensure they comply with the law before state questions are put before Oklahoma voters. Take Shelter Oklahoma is challenging the AG’s changes to the ballot title language and has asked that the AG be removed from the case.
“As a parent, I commend those trying to find a way to protect Oklahoma students from se... more
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