Quote of the Day 1/31/2014

For years, the Legislature has taken a tough-on-crime stance, adding felony after felony to the criminal code and applauding every time the state sentences another nonviolent offender to 20 years in prison. At the same time, our Legislature has also cut public safety funding and told corrections employees and Highway Patrol troopers they’d have to wait on pay raises, but they could apply for food stamps.

– Journal Record columnist M. Scott Carter (Source: http://bit.ly/1gxnYh2)


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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