Quote of the Day 11/4/2013

The cheapest traffic ticket we write is $160. People are struggling. There’s not a lot of income. And that has a cascading effect.

-Tulsa County Undersheriff Tim Albin, after a Tulsa World analysis found the percentage of people booked in the Tulsa jail due to failure to pay fines or court costs has more than tripled during the last decade (Source: http://bit.ly/1a2FOlD)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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