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Phil Bacharach, Communications Director
Office: 405-522-3116
Email: [email protected]

Leslie Berger, Press Secretary
Office: 405-522-1863
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Press Releases and Articles

August 17, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 17, 2023) - The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is bringing back its annual Employment Law Conference with a Sept. 12 session in Oklahoma City and Sept. 14 in Tulsa. Registration for the free event is now open.

Hosted by the agency’s Office of Civil Rights Enforcement, the conference will cover anti-discrimination laws, rights and responsibilities. Topics include artificial intelligence, vaccine mandates, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, and more. Continuing Education Credits are available.

August 16, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 16, 2023) — Attorney General Gentner Drummond is calling on U.S. Congressional leadership to pass the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act. The bill prevents California from burdening farmers and ranchers across the country with radical anti-agriculture regulations.

August 14, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 14) – Attorney General Drummond has joined a coalition of 21 states opposing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed new rule on existing coal-, natural gas- and oil-fired power plants.

The proposal attempts to regulate those plants under the Clean Air Act by imposing more stringent emissions standards. The would-be rule ignores last year’s rebuke from the U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. EPA, which warned that the EPA should not use a narrow regulatory provision to force coal-fired power plants into retirement en masse.

August 8, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 8, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond announced today that Oklahoma City law firm Foshee & Yaffe has been selected to represent the State of Oklahoma in possible legal action related to potential market manipulation and illegal conduct that gouged consumers of billions of dollars during Winter Storm Uri. The firm was selected after Drummond ordered the first-of-its-kind Request for Proposal (RFP) process conducted by the Office of the Attorney General.

August 7, 2023

As your Attorney General, I plan to pen a monthly column to inform you about issues I believe will be of interest to my fellow Oklahomans. My role as the state’s chief law enforcement officer affects many aspects of public safety, and I often use my authority to protect your rights and defend Oklahoma from the federal government’s constant overreach.

August 2, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 1, 2023) - The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office is now accepting registrations for the 2023 Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking Partnership Conference, set for Sept. 13 and 14 in Norman.

The statewide conference will provide innovative training on domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking for state and tribal officials, law enforcement officers, advocates, prosecutors, judges and allied professionals. 

July 27, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 27, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond made the following remarks after the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals today granted Oklahoma’s request to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) disapproval of Oklahoma’s Good Neighbor plan on ozone emissions.

July 27, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 27, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond has joined a coalition of 27 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to limit the power of federal regulators. 

July 25, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 25, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond has stepped in to represent the interests of Oklahoma in a three-year-old lawsuit that has drained state resources in defense of unlawful gaming compacts orchestrated by Governor Kevin Stitt.

July 24, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 24, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond is leading a coalition of nine attorneys general urging the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to reverse course on its proposed rule to impose a special assessment on banking organizations. The would-be rule is an effort to recover the costs of bailing out elite depositors like venture capitalists and foreign nationals at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank.