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Communications Director Alex Gerszewski

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Press Secretary Ashton Mese Johnston

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Press Releases and Articles

August 6, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today released a list of detailed answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding the McGirt decision after appearing as a panelist yesterday evening with the state’s three U.S. attorneys at the annual Association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers conference.

July 21, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General Mike Hunter today released the following statement after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled the recent gaming compacts with the Comanche Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe invalid under Oklahoma law.

July 20, 2020

CHANDLER – Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed first-degree murder charges in a 33-year-old cold case involving a brutal murder in Lincoln County.

Paul Aikman was stabbed to death at a rest stop on the Turner Turnpike in Sept. 1985. At the time of the murder, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s (OSBI) agents collected cigarette butts from the crime scene, along with latent prints. A DNA profile was developed from one of the cigarette butts, however the case eventually went cold.

July 17, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today released the following statement after the Muscogee (Creek) Nation withdrew from the agreement in principle for proposed federal legislation.

July 16, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter and tribal leaders collaborating after the McGirt v. Oklahoma decision today released an agreement in principle for proposed federal legislation that will clarify respective state and tribal jurisdiction in both criminal and civil matters.

To read the agreement, click here.

The attorney general released the following statement on the progress being made.

July 9, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – The State of Oklahoma, Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole Nations released this joint statement today following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the McGirt v. Oklahoma case.

The State, the Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole Nations have made substantial progress toward an agreement to present to Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice addressing and resolving any significant jurisdictional issues raised by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma.

July 6, 2020


OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today released a summary of the trial transcript that shows the overwhelming evidence of guilt of convicted death row inmate Julius Jones.

July 1, 2020

Authorities found over 700 counterfeit Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed charges on four individuals in connection with a fentanyl distribution operation that allegedly claimed the lives of at least two individuals last month.

June 30, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today commended the U.S. Supreme Court for reversing a Montana Supreme Court decision that held Montana's school-choice scholarship program had to be eliminated because it allowed parents and their children the option of using scholarships at private religious schools.

The First Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court emphasized in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, "condemns discrimination against religious schools and the families whose children attend them."

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