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Tuesday, July 27 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson and his wife, Linda, vote in the primary election on Tuesday.
Monday, July 26 2010
Q: What’s your favorite local Mexican food restaurant?

A: Anywhere Randy Terrill is not eating that day.
Monday, July 26 2010
Rep. Mary Fallin (R) and state Attorney General Drew Edmondson (D) will likely face each other in the race to become Oklahoma's next governor, and Edmondson could be a sleeper to pull the upset, according to a new Sooner Poll.
Sunday, July 25 2010
Democrat Drew Edmondson holds a comfortable lead heading into the final week of his gubernatorial primary campaign, according to an Oklahoma Poll of 755 likely voters conducted July 16-21. Edmondson pulled to a 49 percent to 33 percent lead on Lt. Gov. Jari Askins.

Sunday, July 25 2010
We can't effectively address any of Oklahoma's most significant problems until we get our economy moving. We must generate jobs, encourage business expansion, support entrepreneurial startups and attract business from out of state. I have a detailed plan called "Oklahoma Works” that is available at

Sunday, July 25 2010
Candidates for governor face off about statewide issues in the last of a series of forums held across the state.
Thursday, July 22 2010
TAHLEQUAH, OK -- Oklahoma's six candidates for governor went head-to-head Wednesday night in the final gubernatorial forum before next week's primary election.
Thursday, July 22 2010
TAHLEQUAH — Oklahoma's dire financial straits might be changing the state's "lock 'em up and throw away the key" approach to corrections. All six candidates for governor said Wednesday that they favor treatment and rehabilitation programs aimed at reducing Oklahoma's high incarceration rate and its associated costs.

Wednesday, July 21 2010
What the ad says: "He got Oklahoma $33 million cracking down on Medicaid fraud, $2 billion from the tobacco companies. But what Drew Edmondson is most proud of, is getting Southwestern Bell to create a $30 million trust fund for computers in Oklahoma schools."

Wednesday, July 21 2010
Oklahoma News Report 7-19-10 5:30 to 8:30
Monday, July 19 2010
The OPA offered Drew Edmondson and other candidates time to outline their plans for the state.
Monday, July 19 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson focuses on final full week before July 27 gubernatorial primary.
Monday, July 19 2010
University of Tulsa NPR affiliate profiles Drew Edmondson.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
All six gubernatorial candidates respond to questions before the July 27 primary.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
What motivates Drew Edmondson to run for governor?
Tuesday, July 13 2010
Candidates comment on why they are running for office, their views on balancing next year’s state budget, job creation and retention in Oklahoma, improving common education and ensuring public safety.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
Qualifications and positions of each of the candidates for Oklahoma governor.
Monday, July 12 2010
NSU Foundation's Drew Edmondson Endowed Debate Scholarship provides financial assistance for students who join NSU Speech and Debate.
Thursday, July 08 2010
This is a guy who does not run from a fight folks.
Tuesday, July 06 2010
Drew Edmondson discusses why he's running for governor, and his priorities.
Tuesday, June 22 2010
Clearly, selection of a governor is more critical this year than it has been in decades...
Friday, May 07 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson says he's ready to play a different role in state government.
Friday, May 07 2010
Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy (ORWP), a new citizens group formed to protect the region's water and environment, featured Attorney General Drew Edmondson at their kick-off rally.
Friday, May 07 2010
State Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson says his primary focus is on creating good-paying jobs for more Oklahomans.
Friday, May 07 2010
A big rally on water rights happened Thursday at the Bryan County Fairgrounds in Durant.
Friday, May 07 2010
Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy, a new citizen’s group formed to protect the region’s water and environment, drew about 500 people Thursday afternoon for their kick-off rally at the Bryan County Fairgrounds.
Friday, May 07 2010
Three gubernatorial candidates played part in a noteworthy debate Thursday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Montgomery Auditorium.

Wednesday, May 05 2010
Oklahoma's gubernatorial campaign should be about the economy and improving the state's quality of life, Democratic front-runner and sitting Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Tuesday night during an appearance at a meeting sponsored by the local group.
Friday, April 30 2010
With the gubernatorial election about six months away, latest campaign reports show Attorney General Drew Edmondson continues to lead the pack in the amount of money raised for the contest. Edmondson already has raised about $2.1 million for his campaign, nearly twice as much as his Democratic opponent.
Friday, April 02 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson and prosecutor Hollis Thorp filed an emergency application Thursday seeking a stay and a review of District Judge Vinson Barefoot’s decision.
Friday, March 26 2010
About 50 veterans and their families are eating a meal catered by Armstrong Catering and served by the Red Cross as Drew Edmondson prepares to speak. “I came from a military family,” the Vietnam veteran said. “So when the time came, I was proud to enlist.”
Wednesday, March 24 2010
The Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson says he wants to intervene in the case between Larry Jones, Feed The Children's president, and the organization. Edmondson says his duty is to protect the public's interest.
Monday, March 15 2010
Tom Bates, assistant attorney general, said today’s development puts an end to the sentencing phase, and Attorney General Drew Edmondson wanted to make it clear that this type of criminal activity will not be tolerated in Oklahoma.
Wednesday, March 10 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson says Lawton pharmacist Haskell Lee Evans Jr. took the action on Wednesday in Comanche County District Court.
Tuesday, March 02 2010
State Attorney General Drew Edmondson opened his campaign for Oklahoma governor last June with a laser-like focus on improving the state economy. His emphasis hasn't wavered.
Wednesday, February 24 2010
A proposal to sell Oklahoma's workers' compensation insurance agency could force businesses to pay higher rates and make the insurance unaffordable for new and high-risk employers, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Wednesday.
Friday, February 19 2010
Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson says he will oppose an attempt by the Texas attorney general to intervene in North Texas water district's lawsuit seeking access to Oklahoma water.
Thursday, February 11 2010
Drew Edmondson, Oklahoma's Attorney General and a staunch proponent of openness, sent a letter to all public officers, employees, interested public and the press. His simple advice should be tattooed on every candidate's hand: Assume all records are open to the public and executive sessions should be avoided.
Friday, February 05 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson is urging Oklahoma consumers to fight charity fraud and other scams. Edmondson and representatives of law enforcement agencies were at the State Capitol Thursday to observe Consumer Protection Day.
Thursday, February 04 2010
Drew Edmondson, Oklahoma attorney general who is running for governor on the Democratic ticket, said Tuesday that he will be looking into the disposal of saltwater waste from natural gas wells in Arkansas into a well in Vian, and also at the disposal of other drilling wastes in Oklahoma.
Wednesday, February 03 2010
Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson said the attorneys representing the state in his lawsuit against the poultry industry will not collect any fees in 2010.
Tuesday, February 02 2010
Attorney General Drew Edmondson continued to lead with nearly $1.7 million raised so far in this year’s gubernatorial race while U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin cracked $1 million, campaign reports show.
Wednesday, January 27 2010
The Attorney General’s Office charged two men with home repair fraud in separate incidents. A Texas man faces allegations of home repair fraud for allegedly scamming more than $24,000 from four metro homeowners, including an Edmond work site, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said.
Wednesday, January 13 2010
Edmondson, a Democrat, said his focus would be to revive Oklahoma’s economy by working to create jobs. He suggested money from the state’s gross production tax on natural gas and oil — that now goes to the state’s general operating fund that pays for critical services — be instead placed in the Economic Development Generating Excellence research endowment fund.
Sunday, January 03 2010
Edmondson said the state is poised to attract new jobs in the areas of medical research, aerospace and aviation, and natural gas and wind energy.
Tuesday, December 29 2009
As the new year approaches, Attorney General Drew Edmondson and Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Ron Bartmier are reminding Oklahomans to celebrate safely.
Tuesday, December 22 2009
Attorney General Drew Edmondson said the fiscal crisis of 2010 will be a test for the state's next chief executive. He is running for that office.
Sunday, December 13 2009
Fifty years ago this month, former Gov. J. Howard Edmondson gave a speech asking residents to stand whenever the state song is played. Attorney General Drew Edmondson, J. Howard’s nephew, said the speech was an example of a prominent politician wanting to leave a lasting imprint on the state.

Saturday, December 12 2009
Even in these tough economic times, many Oklahomans still donate to charitable causes, and Attorney General Drew Edmondson said it’s important to make sure those donated dollars end up in good hands.
Friday, December 11 2009
Oklahoma will receive $39.7 million from a settlement for environmental cleanup and restoration of contaminated mining sites, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Thursday.
Friday, December 11 2009
Attorney General Drew Edmondson says Melson is accused of 174 counts of embezzlement for allegedly taking more than $1.16 million in royalty payments intended for the Land Office.
Wednesday, November 18 2009
U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton on Wednesday granted a motion by Attorney General Drew Edmondson to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Tarrant Regional Water District.
Friday, November 06 2009
Attorney General Drew Edmondson has called on the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust's board of directors to fund the operation of a cancer research and treatment center.
Monday, November 02 2009
Attorney General Drew Edmondson leads fundraising efforts in a 2010 governor’s race featuring four candidates. Edmondson, a Democrat, has raised slightly more than $1.3 million.
Monday, November 02 2009
Askins and state Attorney General Drew Edmondson recently discussed balancing cost and quality while ensuring qualified teachers care for youngsters while their parents are at work. Both Democrats, the 2010 gubernatorial candidates spoke at the 2009 Fall Legislative Forum on Children’s Issues at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Tuesday, October 27 2009
Attorney General Drew Edmondson was in Norman Monday where he served as keynote speaker for the 2009 Town Hall Conference, an annual meeting held to address critical issues facing Oklahoma.
Wednesday, October 21 2009
The Oklahoma Chapter of the Sierra Club has announced the endorsement of Oklahoma Attorney General, Drew Edmondson, in his race for Governor.
Thursday, October 15 2009
Abused children who have been subjected to violence or have witnessed violence in their homes are more prone to commit acts of violence on dates or in marriage, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Tuesday morning at the 2009 Fall Legislative Forum on Children’s Issues.
Tuesday, October 06 2009
Oklahoma's attorney general says he is concerned about a recent study that indicates domestic violence can be considered a 'pre-existing condition' that allows insurance companies to deny insurance coverage for victims.