Okemah City Council members plead ‘not guilty’ to Open Meeting Act charges

UPDATE: June 13, 2017. News courtesy of Okemah News Leader: Lincoln County District Attorney Richard L. Smothermon filed a motion June 9 to dismiss the charges with prejudice and with costs. Creek County Continue Reading →

Three Okemah City Council members arrested for alleged Open Meeting Act violation

Three of Okemah’s five City Council members are accused of violating the state Open Meeting Act by privately discussing public business among themselves after a June meeting, the Okemah News Leader has reported. Continue Reading →

Simply revoting won’t excuse Open Meeting Act violation by State Board of Education

The State Board of Education, which has a history of skirting the Open Meeting Act, clearly violated the statute this week by not giving the public enough notice that the location of its Continue Reading →