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About Scott Pruitt 01/10/2011

Attorney General Scott Pruitt was elected to the Office of Attorney General in November 2010. The Attorney General has always been a man of values, and a man of action. As a child playing baseball, Attorney General Pruitt put to use the values of hard work and perseverance, and was able to take a g... more

States Reach Agreement with Direct TV; Consumers Eligible for Restitution 12/16/2010

Direct TV customers may be eligible for restitution under the terms of a $13.25 million national settlement filed yesterday in Oklahoma County District Court. The settlement, between cable distributor Direct TV and the attorneys general for 50 states and the District of Columbia, resolves the state... more

States Settle Misleading Claims Issues with Dannon 12/16/2010

Oklahoma will receive $425,000 for consumer protection issues as part of a multistate settlement with The Dannon Company, Inc., Attorney General Drew Edmondson said today. Oklahoma joined 39 other states in settling claims that Dannon made unsubstantiated and unlawful marketing claims about the hea... more

Execution Date Set for Matthews, Execution Challenge Denied 12/14/2010

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals today set Jan. 11 as the execution date for Cleveland County death row inmate Jeffrey David Matthews on the same day a federal appellate court denied Matthews’ challenge of the state’s lethal injection process. Matthews was convicted and sentenced to death ... more

AG Files to Stop Closure of Ponca City Children's Home 11/23/2010

Attorney General Drew Edmondson today asked the Kay County District Court to block the closure of a Ponca City children’s home that threatens to displace 44 children just days after Christmas. Edmondson is seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop the planned Dec. 31 ... more

FDA Finds Problems with Alcoholic Energy Drinks 11/17/2010

Attorney General Drew Edmondson today applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) position on the safety of alcoholic energy drinks. Last year Edmondson and a group of attorneys general asked FDA commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, to examine whether the use of caffeine in alcoholic be... more

Execution Date Set for Alverson 11/10/2010

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals today set January 6, 2011, as the execution date for Tulsa County death row inmate Billy Don Alverson. The attorney general’s office requested the execution date on Nov. 1 after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Alverson’s final appeal. Alverson was convicted and ... more

Melson Sentenced in CLO Embezzlement Case 11/09/2010

A former Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) audit director was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment this afternoon for embezzling almost $1.2 million from the agency, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said today. Roger Q. Melson, Jr. received a 60-year sentence with 10 years incarceration and 50 ye... more

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