State senators notified of trial start date for Carroll Fisher - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

State senators notified of trial start date for Carroll Fisher

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- State senators have been notified that the Senate trial of Insurance Commissioner Carroll Fisher will likely start October 4th.

No announcement was made, but The Associated Press obtained an e-mail sent to Senate offices saying the trial would begin the first week of October.

After the House voted Thursday to impeach Fisher on five charges, Senate officials said they would convene Tuesday to organize as a court and set a trial date.

In an e-mail sent Friday from the office of Senator Charlie Laster, senators were told the trial would begin October 4th and last for several days.

Fisher was out of state and unavailable for comment. His attorney Irven Box says he was not aware a trial date had been set.

Box says he plans to ask the Oklahoma Supreme Court to delay the Senate trial.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.