Suit seeks removal of Corporation Commissioner in Oklahoma
July 7, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to remove one of the state's three Corporation Commissioners alleges that his being on the board violates the Oklahoma Constitution due to a business conflict of interest.
The suit, filed by former Republican state Rep. Mike Reynolds of Oklahoma City on June 30, claims that Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett's service on the board of SpiritBank presents a conflict, according to the Tulsa World.
"My interpretation and most peoples' interpretation of the (Oklahoma) Constitution finds Commissioner Hiett in violation of the constitution not just because...