Quote of the Day 2/25/2014

Oklahoma has the highest female incarceration rate in the country for several years now. Oklahoma’s history of imprisoning nonviolent women, rather than treating them, is expensive, ineffective and damaging to families.

-Sen. Kim David, R-Porter, who has authored a bill allowing Oklahoma to make “social impact contracts” that pay nonprofits for successfully reducing incarceration (Source:http://bit.ly/1dty4c1


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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