QOTD (2/21/18)

“In five years from 2010 to 2014, the [capital gains tax] deduction brought a positive value to the state of $9 million but yet was a negative of $474 million to the state,”

– Senator Dave Rader (R-Tulsa), who is sponsoring a bill to end Oklahoma’s capital gains tax break [Source].


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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