Quote of the Day 11/7/16

“This is a debate that’s been long running throughout the country. It’s the value of using rules to make decisions versus discretion. I think what you’re seeing is a response saying the people supporting these are not appreciative of the discretionary decisions that Legislature has made in the past.”

-Mickey Hepner, dean of the business college at the University of Central Oklahoma, speaking about Oklahoma ballot initiatives that require certain funding for specific programs in education and criminal justice (Source).


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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