Quote of the Day 1/5/2016

“I believe that according to statutes we have an obligation to audit them. Because he got his feelings hurt over a comment in a newspaper article does not provide an excuse over him being audited.”

-State Auditor Gary Jones, speaking about Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s attempt to contract with a private auditor rather than being audited by the state. Jones had previously questioned the¬†attorney general’s office for adding dozens of employees and moving into higher-priced office space in a time of state cutbacks (Source).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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