Scott Pruitt http://kgou.org en OK Attorney General: D.C. Court's Decision Could Affect Oklahoma Lawsuit http://kgou.org/post/ok-attorney-general-dc-courts-decision-could-affect-oklahoma-lawsuit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Update 3:</span>15pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: see </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/07/22/334082413/obamas-health-care-law-has-a-confusing-day-in-court" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">NPR's story</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about another court decision that affirms the federal health care law, saying the state exchanges set up by the federal government can offer subsidies to people who purchase insurance through those subsidies.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:58:11 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 33896 at http://kgou.org OK Attorney General: D.C. Court's Decision Could Affect Oklahoma Lawsuit Attorney General Gets His Man http://kgou.org/post/attorney-general-gets-his-man <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">After a four-year pursuit, the&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma&nbsp;</font>Attorney General's Office says it has secured $42,158 in restitution from a Texas man for&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;victims of home repair fraud.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:31:02 +0000 Associated Press 33624 at http://kgou.org Attorney General Gets His Man Fallin-Led Panel Seeks Fix For Legislative Budget http://kgou.org/post/fallin-led-panel-seeks-fix-legislative-budget <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A state board headed by Gov. Mary Fallin will decide how to handle a $7.9 million hiccup in the state budget that was approved by lawmakers for the fiscal year that begins July 1.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Board of Equalization will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to discuss a recent opinion by Attorney General Scott Pruitt that says the Legislature's decision to divert about $7.9 million from a college scholarship program was unconstitutional. The diverted revenue was part of a $7.1 billion general appropriations bill that funds most state government functions for the fiscal year beginning July 1.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:23:00 +0000 Associated Press & eCapitol 32127 at http://kgou.org Fallin-Led Panel Seeks Fix For Legislative Budget Attorney General Scott Pruitt Praises U.S. Supreme Court Ruling http://kgou.org/post/attorney-general-scott-pruitt-praises-us-supreme-court-ruling <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Attorney General Scott Pruitt is praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency's program to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:30:28 +0000 Associated Press 31930 at http://kgou.org Attorney General Scott Pruitt Praises U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Court Losses Won’t Deter Attorney General Scott Pruitt In His Fight With The EPA http://kgou.org/post/court-losses-won-t-deter-attorney-general-scott-pruitt-his-fight-epa <p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:46:20 +0000 Logan Layden 31182 at http://kgou.org Court Losses Won’t Deter Attorney General Scott Pruitt In His Fight With The EPA Jerry Sanger To Head OK Public Utilities Unit http://kgou.org/post/jerry-sanger-head-ok-public-utilities-unit <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Attorney General Scott Pruitt has named Assistant Attorney General Jerry Sanger the new chief of the attorney general's public utilities unit.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:55:26 +0000 Associated Press 31008 at http://kgou.org Jerry Sanger To Head OK Public Utilities Unit U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Attorney General’s Challenge To Federal Haze Rule http://kgou.org/post/us-supreme-court-won-t-hear-attorney-general-s-challenge-federal-haze-rule <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">The U.S. Tue, 27 May 2014 20:04:30 +0000 Logan Layden 30122 at http://kgou.org U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Attorney General’s Challenge To Federal Haze Rule Supreme Court Rules On Coal Pollution, Dealing Blow To AG Pruitt And OG&E http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-rules-coal-pollution-dealing-blow-ag-pruitt-and-oge <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Oklahoma Gas and Electric, the state’s largest utility, haven’t had much luck going up against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lately.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:03:37 +0000 Logan Layden 28309 at http://kgou.org Supreme Court Rules On Coal Pollution, Dealing Blow To AG Pruitt And OG&E Oklahoma AG And Energy Group Sue U.S. Government Over Endangered Species Settlements http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-ag-and-energy-group-sue-us-government-over-endangered-species-settlements <p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:59:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 25423 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma AG And Energy Group Sue U.S. Government Over Endangered Species Settlements Oklahoma High Court Hears School Shelter Arguments http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-high-court-hears-school-shelter-arguments <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">An attorney for supporters of an initiative petition to place storm shelters in public schools told the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.oscn.net/oscn/schome/start.htm" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma&nbsp;</font>Supreme Court</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"> that </span><a href="http://oag.ok.gov" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"> abused its discretion by re-writing a ballot title that he says was not legally incorrect.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:30:59 +0000 Associated Press & Kate Carlton Greer 23996 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma High Court Hears School Shelter Arguments