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Time to inform, not denounce

Attorney General Scott Pruitt continues his futile attempt to have it declared unconstitutional. Gov. Mary Fallin refuses to accept our tax dollars back from Washington, D.C., to cover Oklahomans most in need of health coverage. Insurance Commissioner John Doak calls the ACA a “disaster,” and although his agency has received a federal grant to inform

Going after Google

Credit: Brad Gregg State Attorney General Scott Pruitt doesn’t. He is so disgusted by the revenue-sharing practice — known as monetizing — that he and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning wrote a strongly worded letter last week to the multinational Internet-based giant, noting that they are “prepared to take appropriate action to safeguard our citizens.”

How appealing

Credit: Brad Gregg  “We have an obligation to protect our citizens and to make sure a life-altering abortion is held to the highest medical standards,” Pruitt said in a written statement. The lead plaintiff in challenging the ultrasound law, Nova Health Systems, was represented by the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights. “This last-ditch effort

The next move

Rep. Randy Grau To some, it’s a sad day. For others, it’s a celebration of a woman’s reproductive rights. Regardless, some state legislators are counting on another try at placing restrictions on the law in Oklahoma after suffering a legal defeat by the state Supreme Court. Rep. Randy Grau, R-Edmond, is one of those lawmakers.

Take that to the bank

Oklahoma, of course. Attorney General Scott Pruitt protested that the national settlement against the banking titans — Wells Fargo, Citigroup, GMAC, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America — had morphed into an Obama administration overreach for a regulatory overhaul.  Instead, Pruitt cobbled the state’s own settlement with the banks, ensuring $18.6 million for Oklahoma. Compare

Dog-gone funny!

“Timberlynn DeGraffenreid, 34, of Sapulpa — DeGraffenreid has pled guilty in Oklahoma County District Court to one count of workers’ compensation fraud. She received a 7-year deferred sentence and was ordered to pay $6,225 in restitution through the AG’s Office. DeGraffenreid filed a claim in 2007 for injuries sustained while lifting a 50-pound bag of

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