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December 13, 2013

Jones is filing his response to the Chief's request for a ruling Dec. 13

An effort by Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle to delay the ethics complaint tribal court case filed against him by ON Attorney General Jeff Jones failed last month when the presiding judge rejected a motion from the Chief’s attorneys to halt the case proceedings.

October 7, 2013

Case delayed due to congressional investigation

Court filing action resumed in September in the ethics complaint case filed against Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle by Attorney General Jeff Jones after the case was delayed due to ongoing Congressional investigation of allegations made against the Chief.

August 27, 2013

AG's four-count ethics case against Chief delayed due to congressional hearings

The ongoing Osage Nation Congressional special session and its investigative proceedings into the 15 allegations of wrongdoing against Principal Chief John Red Eagle prompted a delay in the ethics complaint case ON Attorney General Jeff Jones filed against the Chief earlier this summer.

March 22, 2013

The Tulsa Federal Grand Jury will decide if indictments will be issued. The grand jury meets monthly at the end of the month.

As of March 22, Osage Nation Attorney General Jeff Jones said he had no updates to report regarding the federal and tribal law enforcement investigations of the former Pawhuska Indian Village Five-Man Board activities and finances.

February 22, 2013

ONAG’s office to assist if potential witness interviews needed; timeline on whether tribal or federal charges will be filed still unknown

The Federal Bureau of Investigation may conduct interviews before completing its investigation into the former Pawhuska Indian Village Five-Man Board activities, according to Osage Nation Attorney General Jeff Jones.

July 27, 2011

Over 2,000 votes cast for the top two Executive Branch posts last year; Board is also considering a Facebook page for informational purposes

The Osage Nation Election Board voted unanimously to destroy the hundreds of paper ballots cast in the July 2010 runoff election for the top two Executive Branch offices. On July 25, those 2,000-plus ballots were shredded after being retrieved from the Pawhuska bank safe where they were stored.

January 30, 2011

Jones unanimously confirmed by Osage Congress Jan. 25

The Second Osage Nation Congress unanimously confirmed Jeff Jones as the Nation’s first Attorney General on Jan. 25 during the second day of its Fifth Special Session. Roughly two hours later the Chief’s Office e-mailed a statement that questioned the validity of Jones’s confirmation.

“While the Chief respects that the Congress may read the Constitution and legislation differently, he feels that the language in the Constitution is clear and that confirmation of appointments are to occur during the regular sessions,” according to the statement.

January 28, 2011

The Second Osage Nation Congress is meeting for its Fifth Special Session starting at 10 a.m. Monday Jan. 24 in the Congressional Chambers

The Second Osage Nation Congress is meeting for its Fifth Special Session starting at 10 a.m. Monday Jan. 24 in the Congressional Chambers.

The Congress is slated to consider at least six items during the special session including fiscal year 2011 budget modifications; policies and procedures for the Nation’s Office of Fiscal Performance and Review; a communication protocol between the Congress and Principal Chief John Red Eagle’s office; and a Congressional confirmation of Jeff Jones for Attorney General.

January 28, 2011

Jones is the first AG in the history of the new tribal government

Jeff S. Jones took the oath of office Jan. 4 as the Osage Nation’s first ever Attorney General.

He was sworn into office by ON Chief Justice Charles Lohah at the tribal courthouse in Pawhuska in front of friends, family and elected and appointed officials from the executive and legislative branches.

After being sworn in, a smiling Jones said, “I’ll just say I’m excited to be here. I appreciate the opportunity the tribe has offered me. I plan to be here a long time.”

January 27, 2011

Red Eagle and Gray administrations made donations to state, federal office candidates, including two Osages

In the 2010 general election, the Osage Nation donated $27,700 to candidates who ran for public office, which included donations of $7,500 apiece to Republican and Democratic organizations, as well as equal amounts to selected candidates who ran against each other.

November 18, 2010

Jones must be confirmed by the Osage Nation Congress in the next session or next special session

Jeff Jones has been appointed as the first Attorney General of the Osage Nation. The Skiatook-based Osage attorney currently serves as First Assistant District Attorney for Oklahoma's DA District 10 which covers Osage and Pawnee counties.

"I met with Chief (John) Red Eagle and he said he was going to appoint me as the first Attorney General, so I'm excited to be the first Attorney General and get the office established," Jones told the Osage News Nov. 18.

November 3, 2010

Election results to be certified Tuesday unless a race is challenged, recount requested

In Tuesday’s historic election for Oklahoma, Republican U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin was elected the state’s first ever female governor after winning 60 percent of the ballots cast. Two Osages who also ran for state office lost their respective races with close finishes behind their opponents.

November 2, 2010

INDN's List calls Rex Duncan 'Racist' for push poll issued to voters about Jones's Osage heritage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today Osage County residents will join millions of Americans who are heading to the polls to vote for those seeking public office – including two Osages, Jeff Jones and Eli Potts, who are running for Oklahoma state office.

August 29, 2010

First Assistant District Attorney Jeff Jones (Oklahoma District 10) is making a run for the District Attorney’s office as a Democratic candidate. Oklahoma’s District 10 covers Osage and Pawnee counties.

First Assistant District Attorney Jeff Jones (Oklahoma District 10) is making a run for the District Attorney’s office as a Democratic candidate. Oklahoma’s District 10 covers Osage and Pawnee counties.

Jones, of Skiatook, will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and is running against Republican candidate Rex Duncan of Sand Springs.

Duncan is a state Representative who is a lawyer and Oklahoma National Guard officer. He represents District 35 which covers Noble, Osage, Pawnee and Payne counties.

August 27, 2010















The Osage Nation will have one of its own taking the oath of office as an Oklahoma State Senator when the new state legislators are sworn into office in November. And two other Osages are vying for two elected office seats in this year’s General Election on Nov. 2.

June 9, 2010
Votingosage.org will remain online after election
March 4, 2010

Jeff Jones will compete with a state representative for the DA’s office in the November election

An Osage attorney announced March 3 he is running for District Attorney of Oklahoma’s District 10 which covers Osage and Pawnee counties.

Jeff Jones, 51, is currently the First Assistant District Attorney for District 10 and will be running for the post in the November election against an Oklahoma state representative and whoever has yet to announce their interest in the post.