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Press Releases and Articles

August 10, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor filed an additional Embezzlement charge in Grady County against a contractor accused of defrauding Oklahomans of thousands of dollars for home repair work he never completed.

August 9, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor today responded to a letter regarding Richard Glossip’s request for an evidentiary hearing. 

August 3, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor released the following statement after the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, by a vote of 3-2, recommended that clemency be considered by the Governor.

August 2, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor today announced that Oklahoma is joining a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 50 attorneys general to investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for allowing illegal foreign robocalls into the United States. This bipartisan nationwide Task Force has one goal: to reduce illegal robocalls. The Task Force will focus on shutting down the providers that profit from this illegal scam traffic and refuse to take steps to mitigate scam calls.   

July 28, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O’Connor is pleased to announce that Oklahoma Assistant Attorney General Jennifer Crabb was recognized as a 2020-2022 Outstanding Advocate in Capital Cases by the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation (AGACL) at its annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.   

July 26, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY- Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ordered the dismissal of a longstanding lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s program regulating the disposal of coal ash. In Waterkeeper Alliance v. Regan, the D.C. Circuit held unanimously that the advocacy groups bringing the suit lacked standing to challenge Oklahoma’s environmental program, in part because certain claims “fall short of even speculation” and because Oklahoma’s program provides for greater public participation than the federal program.

July 26, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY- Attorney General John O’Connor joined 21 other state attorneys general in a lawsuit filed today against the Biden Administration’s new guidance on sex discrimination for schools and programs that receive federal nutritional assistance. The lawsuit names the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

July 25, 2022

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK – An Edmond man has been charged with Abuse by Caretaker following an investigation by the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). Gerald Ngwa, 37, was arrested on July 22, 2022, by an MFCU agent and an Oklahoma County Sheriff Deputy.

July 22, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, Attorney General John O’Connor sent written guidance to Oklahoma law enforcement and district attorneys following the United States Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a decision that recognized Oklahoma can prosecute non-Indians who commit crimes against Indians in land that has been held to be Indian country.

July 20, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Earlier this month, the Biden Administration conceded to Attorney General John O’Connor’s criticisms of a new regulatory proposal regarding federal grants for public charter schools.

“I am glad that the Biden Administration accepted my request to abandon its flawed plans for charter school funding,” said Attorney General O’Connor. “All students deserve access to a high-quality education and underperforming public schools should not be able to veto their own competition.”

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