Quote of the Day 10/24/2013

You know, it’s just pretty basic. Something had to give. We don’t have the funding to do a salary increase. … We haven’t abandoned those objectives. We’re going to ask for full funding of our plan.

-Oklahoma Department of Human Services Director Ed Lake, on the Pinnacle Plan to reform the state’s child welfare system failing to meet targets and seeing high turnover among staff after it was not fully funded by the Legislature (Source: http://bit.ly/18OTzVF)


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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