QotD 7/11/2013

Any fiscally responsible policymaker needs to seriously consider at what level government should incentivize something that is now standard practice. It’s not responsible for government to give money away as an incentive if no incentive is needed.

-Oklahoma Finance Director Preston Doerflinger, who said Oklahoma should end a tax break for horizontal drilling that has grown to cost hundreds of millions (Source: http://bit.ly/15iU8T8)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. 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.

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