Sentencing set Jan. 8 for former leader of Oklahoma Senate

Former Sen. Mike Morgan was convicted at trial of accepting $12,000 in bribes.
by Nolan Clay Published: November 8, 2012
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The sentencing for former state Senate leader Mike Morgan has been set for Jan. 8 in Oklahoma City federal court.

A jury in March convicted Morgan, 57, of Stillwater, of accepting $12,000 in bribes. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

U.S. District Judge Robin Cauthron will decide his punishment. Morgan is seeking probation. Prosecutors have asked the judge to sentence Morgan to a significant, lengthy prison term.

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by Nolan Clay
Sr. Reporter
Nolan Clay was born in Oklahoma and has worked as a reporter for The Oklahoman since 1985. He covered the Oklahoma City bombing trials and witnessed bomber Tim McVeigh's execution. His investigative reports have brought down public officials,...
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