Joe Dorman

Golden Opportunity For Criminal Justice Reform
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Golden Opportunity For Criminal Justice Reform

BY JOE DORMAN For years, bipartisan consensus has been brewing around the notion that Oklahoma locks up too many non-violent offenders. The cost of that over-incarceration has been borne by taxpayers, who are on the hook for the state’s prison costs, and families, whose homes are left broken when one parent [or both] winds up…

Actions And Consequences In Life And Politics
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Actions And Consequences In Life And Politics

BY JOE DORMAN  Sometimes in life, the actions we take and the relationships we form have consequences that only reveal themselves years later. I was reminded of this recently when I crossed paths with an individual I first met almost 15 years ago. When I was campaigning for my first election as a state representative…

Oklahoma’s Suicide Epidemic
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Oklahoma’s Suicide Epidemic

BY JOE DORMAN In 2007, I authored House Resolution 1025, recognizing Suicide Prevention Week in Oklahoma. At the time, Oklahoma ranked 14th in the nation for suicides based on our population, or 12% higher than the national average. The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse [ODMHSA] reported 13 suicides were attempted every two days in…

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