Quote of the Day 2/3/2015

“We’re dealing with people who have no credit history, who work minimum wage jobs or are not well-to-do. To expect them to support the entire judiciary of the state of Oklahoma, or even a significant part of it would be a mistake, just like it’s a mistake to think the emergency room could ever support the entire hospital.”

– Oklahoma County Special Judge Donald Easter, speaking about Oklahoma’s increasing reliance on large fines and fees to fund the court system as support from tax revenue dwindles (Source: bit.ly/1zARvhS)


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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