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Walmart Program Helping Opioid Abuse

Attorney General Mike Hunter met with officials from Walmart and DisposeRx to receive a hands-on demonstration of a new initiative to help curb the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic. Walmart announced last week it would carry and distribute the opioid disposal solution,...

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Mike Hunter: From ‘humble beginnings’

OKLAHOMA CITY — Meet Mike Hunter for the first time, and it’s hard to ignore that his impeccably tailored suit is finished off with a pair of polished cowboy boots. For years, Hunter said he was afraid to don that footwear. A college mentor once told him they marked...

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http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/oklahoma-attorney-general-seeks-federal-intervention-to-give-utility-customers/article_569b26e9-4ae5-550f-9a69-4652b60e2428.html

http://kfor.com/2018/01/26/oklahoma-attorney-general-continues-fight-to-pass-on-tax-savings-to-utility-customers/

http://www.bartlesvilleradio.com/pages/news/161412018/walmart-program-helping-opioid-abuse

http://www.normantranscript.com/news/oklahoma/trial-date-set-in-opioid-case/article_25f21b04-4c43-5aae-9a72-e2b51e69f5c5.html

http://www.enidnews.com/news/local_news/humble-beginnings-attorney-general-approaches-job-with-sense-of-urgency/article_e82a2547-8e5d-5389-8993-41532731f23a.html

https://www.realclearpolicy.com/articles/2018/01/17/charting_a_new_course_for_the_consumer_financial_protection_bureau_110472.html

http://www.stwnewspress.com/opinion/our-view-the-ag-s-worthy-endeavor/article_a55f8ac6-f8e0-11e7-abf2-bfe3320d9000.html

http://swoknews.com/area/federal-tax-cuts-yield-lower-rates-state

http://www.stwnewspress.com/news/local_news/ag-hunter-speaks-on-opioid-epidemic-process/article_0cbc68f9-fe7a-5100-a4bc-0ddef7e6ec6b.html

http://journalrecord.com/2018/01/08/editorial-ag-corp-comm-acted-expediently/

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-commission-urges-opioid-tax-good-samaritan-law/article/5579245

http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/trial-date-set-for-state-s-lawsuit-against-opioid-manufacturers/article_2e40dfe7-ec59-5b21-bd8b-6a8c12f0eb8a.html

http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-gets-trial-date-suit-against-drug-makers

http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/consumer/no-immediate-benefits-to-ratepayers-on-utilities-corporate-tax-breaks/article_a9c0c0d1-3438-588e-8c32-bf832466b628.html

http://newsok.com/oklahomas-corporation-commission-requires-utilities-to-eventually-compensate-customers-for-corporate-tax-breaks/article/5578885

http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-attorney-general-mike-hunter-wants-utilities-tax/article_e9ea6ccc-f367-596a-a273-b819f810ecdc.html

http://www.theadanews.com/news/local_news/ag-files-motions-for-utility-customer-rate-reduction-after-corporate/article_b603a359-7f6d-5cd6-99c8-3b2365a834a9.html

http://www.stwnewspress.com/news/mission-of-hope-providing-emergency-shelter-from-the-cold/article_d961a203-6bcb-5945-a391-3aaebded3daf.html

http://kfor.com/2017/12/28/oklahoma-attorney-general-files-motion-to-pass-on-utility-savings-to-customers/

http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-attorney-general-s-panel-calls-for-new/article_61a7790d-6aa6-554c-972a-2e653c1cafa9.html

http://m.newsok.com/oklahoma-opioid-commission-offers-sensible-ideas/article/5576846

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-opioid-commission-lays-out-legislative-priorities/article/5576602

http://www.koamtv.com/story/37076595/oklahoma-at-the-front-lines-of-opioid-abuse

http://www.stwnewspress.com/opinion/our-view-another-reason-to-shop-local/article_26445050-dfc2-11e7-bd47-53a6c338fdb8.html

http://journalrecord.com/2017/12/11/collaboration-leading-oklahomas-opioid-battle/

https://www.cato.org/multimedia/cato-daily-podcast/cfpb-equifax-breach

http://kfor.com/2018/01/04/commission-considers-reducing-utility-rates-for-customers/

http://www.koco.com/article/new-directive-could-turn-federal-tax-cuts-into-savings-on-oklahomans-energy-bills/15046241

Woodward News: Attorney General speaks at chamber luncheon

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=34674

http://www.woodwardnews.net/news/attorney-general-speaks-at-chamber-luncheon/article_cfd61ffa-8198-11e7-99f8-435e5ebd89e1.html

Enid News: Oklahoma AG trying to curtail opioid crisis

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=34675

http://www.enidnews.com/oklahoma/news/oklahoma-ag-trying-to-curtail-opioid-crisis/article_834b2ea9-212a-5fbd-99c4-449f19185b96.html 

Journal Record: A cultural change: Viewing opioid addiction as a brain disease

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=34277

http://journalrecord.com/2017/07/19/a-cultural-change-viewing-opioid-addiction-as-a-brain-disease/

Lawton Constitution Sit-Down with Attorney General Mike Hunter

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=32538

http://swoknews.com/local/ag-says-state-question-marijuana-written-too-broad 

The Journal Record: Editorial: A good plan

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=33159

http://journalrecord.com/2017/06/05/editorial-a-good-plan/ 

Opioid abuse is still an emergency … and the state is getting ready to do something about it

                  Tulsa World Editorial: Attorney general leads panel taking broad approach to problem

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=35260

http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-opioid-abuse-is-still-an-emergency-and/article_603ca264-0a26-5017-a81d-5f58f502393f.html

The Journal Record: Task force wants the dope on opioids

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=33207

http://journalrecord.com/2017/06/07/task-force-wants-the-dope-on-opioids/

The Oklahoman: Editorial: Fight against Opioids is Worth Having in Oklahoma

https://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=33300

http://newsok.com/article/5552859

Regulators target pharmacists over employees to stem opioid thefts

http://journalrecord.com/2017/08/31/regulators-target-pharmacists-over-employees-to-stem-opioid-thefts/

Oklahoma attorney general sues pharmaceutical companies

http://newsok.com/article/5554776

Oklahoma Attorney General talks about opioid abuse commission meeting

http://www.koco.com/article/oklahoma-attorney-general-talks-about-opioid-abuse-commission-meeting/12139246 

Mother of former OU linebacker offers explanation for opioid crisis

http://www.koco.com/article/mother-of-former-ou-linebacker-offers-explanation-for-opioid-crisis/12128088 

Midwest City doctor charged in overdose deaths of five patients

http://newsok.com/article/5553968

Midwest City doctor charged with five counts of second degree murder

http://kfor.com/2017/06/23/midwest-city-doctor-charged-with-five-counts-of-second-degree-murder 

News 9 – Commission to Combat Opioid Abuse In Oklahoma Meets

http://www.news9.com/story/36245603/commission-to-combat-opioid-abuse-in-oklahoma-meets

Journal Record – State is first in painkiller abuse

http://journalrecord.com/2017/08/29/state-is-first-in-painkiller-abuse/

Journal Record – White says $9 million needed for drug, mental health courts

http://journalrecord.com/2017/08/29/white-says-9-million-needed-for-drug-mental-health-courts/

Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity scams, officials say

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/usworld/watch-out-for-hurricane-harvey-charity-scams-officials-say/article_673d0f84-7907-5ba7-83d5-074d17d4e89e.html

Legal wrangling continues over chapel cross at East Central University

http://www.oklahoman.com/article/5562713?embargo_redirect=yes

Tulsa World – AG calls Americans United an ‘interest group bully,’ tells it to back off ECU cross removal issue

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/state/ag-tells-interest-group-bully-to-back-off-on-east/article_9eb376f1-256d-51c9-9ecf-1bc332dab4f6.html

Attorney General Joins Coalition Against Sex Trafficking

http://bartlesvilleradio.com/pages/news/151322017/attorney-general-joins-coalition-against-sex-trafficking

McAlester News Capital – DA’s office allocated $111,723 for role in 2015 raid

http://www.mcalesternews.com/gallery/da-s-office-allocated-for-role-in-raid/article_2702ff54-8686-11e7-ba3c-5bff55bd73a7.html

Moore American – AG allocates forfeited assets to district attorneys, law enforcement

http://www.mooreamerican.com/news/ag-allocates-forfeited-assets-to-district-attorneys-law-enforcement/article_81d16245-0ec5-5517-9895-4775559f4050.html

Millions in forfeited assets awarded to Oklahoma agencies who assisted in 2015 raid

http://okcfox.com/news/local/millions-in-forfeited-assets-awarded-to-oklahoma-agencies-who-assisted-in-2015-raid

Police and prosecutor offices take home millions from 2015 raids

http://newsok.com/police-and-prosecutor-offices-take-home-millions-from-2015-raids/article/5560548 

Millions of dollars distributed to local law enforcement agencies after drug raid

http://kfor.com/2017/08/17/millions-of-dollars-distributed-to-local-law-enforcement-agencies-after-drug-raid/

Oklahoma mother and daughter charged with Medicaid fraud

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-mother-and-daughter-charged-with-medicaid-fraud/article/5559779?newsletter=breaking-email&utm_source=newsok_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=breaking-email&utm_email=c54f030c7d4f92a1905f2fdf8b35aa41

Tulsa World – Attorney general files murder charge in 1984 cold case from McCurtain County

http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/attorney-general-files-murder-charge-in-cold-case-from-mccurtain/article_c227ea58-8785-5598-b984-ab91a61ecfb2.html 

NewsOK – Murder suspect charged again, 33 years after fatal shooting in Idabel, Oklahoma

http://newsok.com/article/5557826 

KFOR – Murder charges filed in 1984 cold case in S.E. Oklahoma

http://kfor.com/2017/07/26/murder-charges-filed-in-1984-cold-case-in-s-e-oklahoma 

Tulsa doctor accused of loading up on painkillers for himself through fraud surrenders to police

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/crimewatch/tulsa-doctor-accused-of-loading-up-on-painkillers-for-himself/article_0ed0d15a-5763-5723-b3be-674dad502e99.html

AG’s Work on Religious Liberty Praised

http://tulsabeacon.com/ags-work-on-religious-liberty-praised/

Oklahoma attorney general stands up to campus chapel challenge

http://newsok.com/article/5555440

Cracking down on bad Oklahoma doctors is a worthwhile move

http://newsok.com/cracking-down-on-bad-oklahoma-doctors-is-a-worthwhile-move/article/5554216

Midwest City man sentenced to prison in child porn case

http://kfor.com/2017/06/26/midwest-city-man-sentenced-to-prison-in-child-porn-case/

AG Stresses States’ Rights At GOP Luncheon

http://www.swoknews.com/area/ag-stresses-states-rights-gop-luncheon

DC court decision on prison phones provides welcome restraint on federal regulators

http://newsok.com/d.c.-court-decision-on-prison-phones-provides-welcome-restraint-on-federal-regulators/article/5553204

Advocates say more is needed to combat Oklahoma’s addiction scourge

http://newsok.com/advocates-say-more-is-needed-to-combat-oklahomas-addiction-scourge/article/5552420

Tulsa World – Tulsa businessman charged with defrauding investor

http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/crimewatch/tulsa-businessman-charged-with-defrauding-investor/article_b646d0b0-23fa-5388-80be-d79d99245219.html

The Oklahoman – Contractor sentenced in Cleveland County embezzlement case

http://newsok.com/article/5550324

One issue that the nation’s attorneys general agree upon

http://newsok.com/one-issue-that-the-nations-attorneys-general-agree-upon/article/5550135

Legislature creates Oklahoma Commission on Opioid Abuse

http://newsok.com/legislature-creates-oklahoma-commission-on-opioid-abuse/article/5549586

Bartlesville Radio – Oklahoma Attorney General Leads Special Olympics Torch Run

http://www.bartlesvilleradio.com/pages/news/144182017/oklahoma-attorney-general-leads-special-olympics-torch-run

Founder, CEO of Tate Publishing arrested on embezzlement, extortion charges

http://newsok.com/article/5547934

Multiple Charges Filed Against Owners Of Oklahoma Publishing Business

http://www.news9.com/story/35342707/multiple-charges-filed-against-owners-of-oklahoma-publishing-business

Oklahoma publishers charged with extortion, embezzlement

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article148602579.html

President, founder of Tate Publishing arrested and charged with embezzlement and extortion

http://kfor.com/2017/05/04/president-founder-of-tate-publishing-arrested-and-charged-with-embezzlement-and-extortion/

Throwing the book at Tate: Publishing execs charged with embezzlement, extortion

http://journalrecord.com/2017/05/04/ryan-tate-richard-tate-arrested-on-fraud-charges/

The Oklahoman – AG announces support for new commission on opioid abuse

http://www.oklahoman.com/oklahoma-ag-announces-support-for-new-commission-on-opioid-abuse/article/5546959

KFOR – Oklahoma attorney general announces new panel to study opioid abuse

http://kfor.com/2017/04/26/oklahoma-attorney-general-announces-new-panel-to-study-opioid-abuse/

KOCO News 5 – State of Addiction: Lawmakers announce panel to study opioid abuse

http://www.koco.com/article/state-of-addiction-lawmakers-announce-panel-to-study-opioid-abuse/9568060

Associated Press – Attorney general announces new panel to study opioid abuse

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/26/attorney-general-announces-new-panel-to-study-opio/

Tulsa World – Tulsa police arrest dozens, seize weapons, drugs in citywide violent crime sweep

http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/tulsa-police-arrest-dozens-seize-weapons-drugs-in-citywide-violent/article_0b8c252d-bb1e-56c1-a1e7-18eeb438a3f0.html

Channel 2 – Tulsa Police partners with local, federal agencies to crack down on violent criminals

http://www.kjrh.com/news/tulsa-police-partners-with-local-federal-agencies-to-crack-down-on-violent-criminals

Fox 25 – TPD: Dozens arrested, weapons and drugs seized in operation targeting violent crime

http://okcfox.com/news/local/tpd-dozens-arrested-weapons-and-drugs-seized-in-operation-targeting-violent-crime

Federal worker honored with Brad Edwards Consumer Champion Award

http://kfor.com/2017/04/21/federal-worker-honored-with-brad-edwards-consumer-champion-award/

MIKE HUNTER: OK Consumer Protection Week

http://www.stwnewspress.com/opinion/mike-hunter-ok-consumer-protection-week/article_f0abb7f4-263e-11e7-8be6-931513da049c.html

AG: State, feds can get along

HTTP://WWW.EXAMINER-ENTERPRISE.COM/NEWS/20170418/AG-STATE-FEDS-CAN-GET-ALONG

AG Hunter Reminds Rotarians of Opioid Problems

http://www.bartlesvilleradio.com/pages/news/141972017/ag-hunter-reminds-rotarians-of-opioid-problems

AG Hunter speaks at chamber luncheon

http://www.stwnewspress.com/news/local_news/ag-hunter-speaks-at-chamber-luncheon/article_61549170-b32a-5e94-8353-47005953680b.html

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