In a split 6 to 3 ruling, the Oklahoma Supreme Court validated Turnpike Authority bonds for the ACCESS project This is a destructive blow for the citizens of Oklahoma as it essentially grants to the OTA the ability to build wherever they want without regard to law, legislative oversight, or the will of the people. […]
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Our latest post on PikeOffOTA.com breaks down what happened this week. Three on fire and well-prepared protestant briefs were submitted to the Court with sound arguments for why the OTA cannot lawfully build the 3 new alignments in the ACCESS program.
In May 2022, Pike Off OTA brought claims in Cleveland County District Court challenging the OTA’s legal authority to construct 3 proposed new turnpikes. Since then, there has been a motion to dismiss and an appeal to the Oklahoma Supreme Court in this district court case. Today’s ruling by the Oklahoma Supreme Court simply says
Live Q&A! Open Meeting Act Lawsuit Win Against OTA: What It Means for the Citizens with Norman Councilmember Rarchar Tortorello and Attorney Stan Ward Thursday, 15 December, 7-8:30 p.m. Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church 4800 E Franklin Rd Norman, OK 73026
Oklahoma residents who accused the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) of hiding plans about a $15 Billion turnpike expansion got a big win this week. On December 1, 2022 Judge Timothy Olsen found the OTA to be in willful violation of the Open Meeting Act. This means all actions taken at the January 25 and February
Please come to the Supreme Court Hearing Room in the State Capitol (2nd Floor) and respectfully support our fight as we are granted the opportunity to present a 30 minute oral argument about why the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is not legislatively authorized to sell revenue bonds for the proposed routes through Cleveland County. This time,