Attorney General Gentner Drummond outlined his priorities when he took office in January 2023. He says that one of his major priorities will be to enforce the Open Records and Open Meeting Acts.
Tulsa Firefighters Local 176 has filed a lawsuit against the City of Tulsa for failing to respond to FFs request for records for over 10 months.
Oklahoma Watch and reporter Whitney Bryen are suing the City of Tulsa seeking details of an incident that resulted in the violent arrest of a woman in the throes of a mental health crisis.
“No person of ordinary education and intelligence could know from the Agendas that ACCESS Oklahoma was to be rolled out,” said Judge Timothy Olsen, in his ruling filed last week.
An Oklahoma-based journalist is suing the state’s governor and attorney general over delays to multiple open records requests, including some filed more than a year ago.
Senator Kay Floyd, Rep. Townley, Rep. Provenzano author and pass bill to help public bodies keep investigative reports of public misconduct secret.
Stillwater Senator Dugger has introduced SB 1272 and SB 1256 designed to allow the government to operate in secrecy and discourage the citizens from accessing public records.
Lee|Coats Law's lawsuit against the Town of Big Cabin was settled yesterday with a judgment entered against the town with the town being ordered to pay $10,000 in attorney fees to Plaintiffs.
Part 2 of a 2 part series on the issue of standing to sue for Open Meeting Act violations.
Part 1 of a 2 part series on the issue of standing to sue for Open Meeting Act violations.
The Frontier sued Pottawatomie County Jail to force them to release video surrounding the death of an inmate. Pottawatomie County District Judge John G. Canavan Jr. held that the video is an open record and that the public has an interest in seeing how the jail operates.
A southeast Oklahoma assistant police chief quit days after an open records request was made for his employment application.