Quote of the Day 9/11/2014

“It does stem from the legislature wanting the court to become self-sufficient so they don’t have to fund the courts. It’s a regressive tax—a tax against poor people.”

-Joe Robertson, executive director of the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, speaking about Oklahoma’s moves to hike court fees while slashing the top income tax rate (Source: http://on.msnbc.com/1CTEosB)


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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