Quote of the Day 5/26/2015

“That would be extremely disappointing to a lot of people, if we’re going to spend that money on private prison beds. (Employee) morale is in a bad place. I don’t know how it could possibly get worse.”

-Sean Wallace, executive director of Oklahoma Corrections Professionals, on news that the Oklahoma Department of Corrections has decided to spend its $14 million budget increase on sending more inmates to private prisons instead of providing the employee raises proposed in the agency’s budget request (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.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.