Quote of the Day 5/23/2014

“Some lawmakers want to run for other offices outside the Legislature after they leave, and they will do anything to appear tough on crime at the expense of the state. We need legislators who are interested in changing the game, being smart on crime and unafraid of the outdated politician labeling them soft on crime.”

-Rep. Bobby Cleveland, R-Slaughterville, who is forming an interim study to develop “smart on crime” reforms to Oklahoma’s criminal justice system (Source: http://bit.ly/1r0GN18)


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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