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Oklahoma AG appoints special counsel in charter school probe


October 11, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Monday announced the appointment of a special attorney to review the state's investigative audit of the embattled Epic Charter Schools.

Hunter said in a press release he's appointed former Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Melissa McLawhorn Houston to the post. Houston also previously served as chief of staff for former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

The appointment of a special counsel follows Hunter's recusal of himself and his staff from further review of the audit. Hunter said the decision was made because his staff is c...

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