Quote of the Day | January 4, 2019

‘They made commitments to us about what they were going to do to lower caseloads and that doesn’t seem to be happening. I think that’s a problem.”

-Marcia Lowry, an attorney for the plaintiffs in a class action settlement against Oklahoma’s child welfare system, speaking about the state’s lack of progress in reducing child welfare worker caseloads for the past two year [Source: The Frontier]


Gene Perry joined OK Policy in January 2011. 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. Gene also serves on the board of the Oklahoma Sustainability Network, is a trustee of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, and has chaired the communications advisory committee for the State Priorities Partnership, a nationwide network of state fiscal policy think tanks. He lives in Tulsa with his wife Kara Joy McKee, who is a Tulsa City Councilor.

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