Quote of the Day 7/24/2013

While the overall appropriation to corrections has increased 32% over the last 10-years, our violent crime rate continues to increase. 36 other states have experienced a decrease in their violent crime rate while in Oklahoma, ours remains high. In fact, it is increasing.

-Former House Speaker Kris Steele, who criticized Governor Fallin for refusing to implement reforms to Oklahoma’s criminal justice system (Source: http://bit.ly/168HUgi)


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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