Quote of the Day 7/28/2015

“I ask, ‘Do you have a box asking if you are a convicted felon?’ Most nod yes, they probably have that. I say the minute that is checked, you are not going to hire those people. They are getting thrown out.”

-BAMA Companies CEO Paula Marshall, who is pushing Oklahoma businesses to become partners with prison reintegration and diversion programs and hire more Oklahomans with felony convictions (Source: http://bit.ly/1D8p9iM).


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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