OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt Tuesday joined attorneys generals from 12 other states to request that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopt broader religious exceptions to the HHS mandate that all businesses and non-profit organizations purchase insurance for contraception and related services. The attorneys general today sent a signed letter
WASHINGTON D.C. – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt Sunday was re-elected chairman of the Republican Attorneys General Association, a rare second term for the head of the RAGA executive committee. The nation’s 25 Republican attorneys general selected the chairman and executive committee members during RAGA’s winter annual meeting in Washington D.C. “I am honored to
OKLAHOMA CITY – Eight states Wednesday joined Oklahoma, South Carolina and Michigan in a multi-state lawsuit challenging the constitutionality and unchecked power of the Dodd-Frank financial act. The state attorneys general are challenging Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which creates the “Orderly Liquidation Authority” and gives singular power
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt Friday challenged the federal government’s claim that the IRS should not follow provisions in the Affordable Care Act. “The administration miscalculated how many states would support this law, so now they’re using the IRS to push through provisions that Congress did not pass,” Attorney General Scott Pruitt
OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday challenged a proposed rule by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to federally regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands, historically a state responsibility. “For 40 years, states have safely and effectively regulated hydraulic fracturing operations, including overseeing the recent
AG Pruitt’s Statement in Response to the Federal Government’s Motion to Dismiss Oklahoma’s Health Care LawsuitBy OKGOP | Blog, News
“Oklahoma’s lawsuit has never been about the policy or politics of the Affordable Care Act; it is about the legality of the IRS rule and ensuring that the federal government complies with implementation of its own law,” Attorney General Scott Pruitt said. The deadline for the state’s response is Dec.