AG Pruitt sues EPA over Regional Haze Rule (access required)

Saying that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated its own procedural rules by moving to reject Oklahoma’s plan for reducing regional haze in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt filed a federal lawsuit this morning against ...

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One of four multicounty grand jury indictments unsealed, hits Konawa, Norman men with illegal-gambling charges (access required)

A 30-count multicounty grand jury indictment unsealed Friday accuses David Roy Tune, Konawa, and Clyde Lee “C.L.” Richards, Norman, of offenses related to an illegal online gambling Web site. Tune, 61, was charged with 20 counts of violating Oklahoma laws ...

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Private funding of state workers not allowed, AG tells Rice (access required)

State employees cannot be paid by a private person or entity, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said in an opinion issued Friday, throwing into doubt official actions undertaken by at least two employees of the State Department of Education who ...

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds Arizona law allowing state to lift licenses of businesses that hire illegal immigrants (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to suspend licenses of businesses that hire illegal immigrants, holding that the state statute is neither expressly nor impliedly preempted by federal law. Here are the court’s ...

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