Quote of the Day | February 10, 2020

Burdensome licensing rules make it more challenging for many Oklahomans, particularly lower-income earners, to find work and they can make services more expensive for consumers. The laws approved last year will help, but further action should be pursued.

– The Oklahoman Editorial Board calling on the Oklahoma legislature to expand on 2019’s occupational licensing reform. [The Oklahoman]


Jessica joined OK Policy as a Communications Associate in January 2018. A Mexican immigrant, she was a Clara Luper Scholar at Oklahoma City University where she obtained a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy. Prior to joining OK Policy, Jessica worked at a digital marketing agency in Oklahoma City. She is an alumna of both the National Education for Women (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute (2013) and OK Policy's Summer Policy Institute (2015). In addition to her role at OK Policy, Jessica serves as a board member for Dream Action Oklahoma in OKC and communications director for Dream Alliance Oklahoma in Tulsa.

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