Quote of the Day 1/15/2016

“Our state faces a serious financial crisis. We don’t have the money to pay our bills. Expanding Medicaid coverage would help solve that problem and, at the same time, take steps toward reforming our criminal justice system.”

-ACLU of Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel, speaking about a new report from the organization on how accepting federal funds for health care  could be used to increase mental health coverage, a key component in modernizing Oklahoma’s criminal justice system (Source).


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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