Quote of the Day | September 5, 2019

“I am doing my darnedest not to prosecute any Oklahomans. This is still, in my opinion, a brand new program. There are enough discrepancies apparent in this system that it [prosecution] doesn’t seem fair to me.”

– Amanda Arnall Couch, Uninsured Vehicle Enforcement Diversion Prosecutor, on the hiccups involved with using cameras to identify uninsured drivers [Tulsa World]

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Courtney Cullison joined OK Policy in March 2017 as a policy analyst focusing on issues of economic opportunity and financial security. Before coming to OK Policy, Courtney worked in higher education, holding faculty positions at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Connors State College in eastern Oklahoma. A native Oklahoman, she received an Honors B.A. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with emphasis in congressional politics and public policy from the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, Courtney was a fellow at the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. As a professor she taught classes in American politics, public policy, and research methods and conducted original research with a focus on the relationship between representatives and the constituents they serve.

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