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Yes on 805 to provide virtual meeting to discuss fiscal case for reform

Posted at 9:13 AM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 10:13:14-04

A bipartisan campaign working to place State Question 805 on the 2020 ballot will host a virtual event to speak on the proposed policy.

YES on 805 is committed to implementing common-sense sentencing reform in Oklahoma, according to an official press release.

A panel of experts and people who have been impacted by incarceration with talk about the fiscal benefits of SQ 805 for the state and taxpayers. Official will give an update on the campaign and share their perspective.

Officials say the panel will include the below experts:

  • Kris Steele, chair of Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform (moderator)
  • Sarah Edwards, president of Yes on 805
  • Morgan Hale, University of Tulsa Law graduate and niece of individual impacted by incarceration
  • Estela Hernandez, Oklahoma State Board of Education member
  • Don Millican, CEO of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company
  • Trent England, vice president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

The town hall meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on August 11.

Those interested in attending can RSVP by email

Once a person has sent in their RSVP, they can click here to join the meeting.

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