Quote of the Day 10/2/2014

“It turns out, though, that the overarching reason for stagnant and even declining state and municipal revenue is that the biggest share of taxpayers — the broad middle class — simply don’t have as much to be taxed on as they used to.”

-Tulsa World reporter Randy Krehbiel, discussing a new Standard & Poor’s report that found extreme income inequality is contributing to state budget shortfalls in Oklahoma and across the nation (Source: http://bit.ly/1rP9JIG)


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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