Quote of the Day 11/7/2013

The tax cut we passed— we delayed it a year. I am confident if we had not done that we would have seen an increase in revenue.

-House Speaker T.W. Shannon, on reports that Oklahoma may face a budget shortfall this year (Source: http://bit.ly/1aa0NDa). Income tax cuts went into effect in Oklahoma in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012; this year’s real appropriations budget remains below what it was in FY 2006.


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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