OK AG leads coalition defending prayer

OK Attorney General Mike Hunter

Attorney General Mike Hunter has authored a brief, urging a federal court to reject an appeal by the founder of an atheist activist group that claims he was discriminated against by the U.S. House of Representatives chaplain for not selecting him to give the opening prayer.

The brief, supported by 18 state attorneys general and governor of Maine, encourages the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to uphold a 2017 lower court decision to allow legislative prayer and the chaplain’s decision determining who can give the prayer.  Continue reading

ATC benefit features legends

American Theatre Company is kicking off an exciting season and 49th year with an interactive night of dinner-tainment for patrons Saturday, August 11 at the Mayo Hotel.

The Legends of Hollywood benefit is designed around the glamor of Hollywood, featuring local performers as Hollywood icons.     Continue reading

Matt Pinnell demands Dana Murphy resign

Lt. Gov. Candidate Matt Pinnell

Lieutenant Governor candidate Matt Pinnell in a press release called today for his fellow contender, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy, to resign from her position with the Commission because of the Corporation’s ongoing consideration of the Wind Catcher Energy Project — one of the largest cases in history — and, Pinnell asserts, her continuation of accepting donations from individuals and corporations she is constitutionally bound to regulate.    Continue reading

NASA toolkit promotes free satellite data

NASA’s Technology Transfer program has created an online resource to promote commercial use of data and the software tools needed to work with it.

While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential for commercialization.  Continue reading

A.G. Hunter corrects Board on marijuana

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today advised the State Board of Health to convene a special meeting to amend the rules it passed regulating medical marijuana.

A.G. Hunter said his advice is faithful to and in accordance with the new law created when Oklahomans voted in favor of State Question 788.  Continue reading