Attorney General is featured speaker.

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will speak at the Pottawatomie County Republican Christmas Dinner Thursday, Dec.12, at 7 p.m. at Occasions, 678 Kickapoo Spur, Shawnee.

Tickets are $25 (admits two) and may be purchased by calling 405-570-2642

Pruitt was elected as the 17th Attorney General of the State of Oklahoma on Nov. 2, 2010. He is the second Republican in the history of the state to hold the office, which oversees 80 attorneys.

As a first priority in office, Pruitt established Oklahoma’s first Federalism Unit in the Office of Solicitor General to more effectively combat unwarranted regulation and systematic overreach by federal agencies, boards and offices.

From 2003 to 2010, Attorney General Pruitt was co-owner and managing general partner of the Oklahoma City Redhawks, the Triple-A baseball team in Oklahoma City. The team, under his leadership, regularly rated among the league’s leaders in attendance and merchandise sales.

The Attorney General and his wife of 22 years, Marlyn, are raising two children, McKenna and Cade, in Tulsa. The Pruitts are members of the First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow, where Pruitt serves as deacon.

For tickets please call 405-570-2642.