Oklahoma Supreme Court Asked To Invalidate Governor's Gaming Compacts

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court to determine governor’s ability to authorize gaming compacts
  • Governor Kevin Stitt has sole authority to ink a deal with tribes, attorney argues
  • Oklahoma solicitor general says the legislature has a say in how state authorizes gambling

Governor Kevin Stitt’s controversial new gaming compacts with two tribes officially took effect this week, but whether he has the authority to approve compacts that may violate state law was the subject of a hearing on Wednesday before the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

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