Suit to remove Oklahoma corporation commissioner rejected
September 15, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit Tuesday that sought the removal of a commissioner from a state board that regulates a range of industries, including oil and gas production.
The court ruled that Republican former state Rep. Mike Reynolds lacked standing to seek removal of Republican Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett.
"The court didn't rule against the constitutionality, and I think that's a shame," Reynolds said. "I think I'm done with lawsuits on that particular issue."
The court wrote that state law allows only the state attorney general, a district...