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Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Tort Reform



Reversing a number of campaign pledges, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry on Saturday vetoed S.B. 507, a measured passed by both houses of his legislature to reform Oklahoma's tort law.

Glenn Coffee, the Republican Co-President pro-tem of the Senate said, "The governor missed a grand opportunity to send a message to the nation that Oklahoma is pro-jobs, pro-doctor, and pro-business. Instead, he sent a message that millionaire trial lawyers are still running the show.�

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.