QotD 4/24/18

“This is the first time since I’ve been here that we’re not arguing about who we are cutting to balance the budget.”

–  Rep. Kevin Wallace (R-Wellston), Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget co-chair, on the FY 2019 budget proposal unveiled Monday. Wallace has served in the legislature since 2014 (Source)


Ryan Gentzler worked at OK Policy from January 2016 until November 2022. He last served as the organization's Reserach Director and oversaw Open Justice Oklahoma. He began at OK Policy as an analyst focusing on criminal justice issues, including sentencing, incarceration, court fines and fees, and pretrial detention. Open Justice Oklahoma grew out of Ryan’s groundbreaking analysis of court records, which was used to inform critical policy debates. A native Nebraskan, he holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and a BA in Institutions and Policy from William Jewell College. He served as an OK Policy Research Fellow in 2014-2015.

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