qotd 5/3/2017

“For years now, the state has been underfunding services that Oklahoma families rely on. Politicians and special-interest groups have succeeded by dividing us. It’s going to take all of us working together to begin righting this ship — everyone from underpaid teachers working in overcrowded classrooms to Highway Patrol troopers limited to 100 miles of driving each day.”

-Let’s Fix This Executive Director Andy Moore and Stand for Children Executive Director Amber England, calling on legislators to pass a budget with significant new investments in services (Source). Read the Blueprint for a Better Budget here.


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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