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Phil Bacharach, Communications Director
Office: 405-522-3116
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Leslie Berger, Press Secretary
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Press Releases and Articles

May 10, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 10, 2024) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond today praised a decision by the U.S. District Court in Arizona to deny Avid Telecom’s multiple attempts to dismiss and delay a bipartisan lawsuit against Avid Telecom, its owner and its vice president. Drummond and 48 other attorneys general sued the company in May 2023 for initiating and facilitating billions of illegal robocalls to millions of people across the nation.

May 9, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 9, 2024) – Expressing extreme disappointment with state Treasurer Todd Russ and the treasurer’s hand-picked legal counsel, Attorney General Gentner Drummond announced today he is firing the outside attorney and removing Russ from any decision-making authority in the lawsuit defending Oklahoma’s anti-ESG (environmental, social and governance) law.

May 9, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 9, 2024) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond is leading a 14-state coalition in filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit a petition for review against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

May 9, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 9, 2024) – The Multi-County Grand Jury today indicted Garfield County Associate District Judge Brian Lovell on charges related to a February 2023 drive-by shooting near the town of Bison.

The indictment alleges that on Feb. 12, 2023, Lovell fired a gun at the residence of his brother-in-law in Bison, Oklahoma. Two days after the shooting, Lovell reported that a firearm was stolen from his vehicle.

May 7, 2024

WASHINGTON DC (May 7, 2024) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond told a U.S. House subcommittee this morning how a revised rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have devastating consequences for Oklahoma and other states. Drummond had been invited by the House Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials to deliver testimony for a hearing titled “EPA’s RMP Rule: Failures to Protect the American People and American Manufacturing.” The subcommittee is part of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

May 6, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 6, 2024) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the Biden Administration’s new change to Title IX rules that radically rewrites the longtime federal protections by adding gender identity.

Filed in U.S. District Court in the Western District of Oklahoma, the suit asserts that the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) under Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has created an unconstitutional reworking of Title IX protections.

May 2, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 2, 2024) – Attorney General Drummond is pushing back against a would-be rule by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that would prevent law-abiding Americans from privately selling firearms without becoming federally licensed as a firearms dealer. Drummond is part of a 21-state lawsuit challenging the proposal in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

May 1, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 1, 2024) – As communities statewide recover from widespread storm damage, Attorney General Gentner Drummond is encouraging Oklahoma residents to be on the lookout for charity fraud. The weeks following a natural disaster are a common time for charity fraud to occur.

April 30, 2024

OKLAHOMA City (April 30, 2024) – Attorney General Drummond today applauded Gov. Stitt for signing House Bill 4156, immigration reform legislation that will enhance law enforcement’s ability to combat the state’s many illegal marijuana grow operations, which are often worked by foreign nationals.

April 23, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 23, 2024) –Attorney General Gentner Drummond filed a brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court detailing why the execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip should be halted and his conviction remanded back to district court.