Quote of the Day 2/4/2015

“At the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s legislative breakfast last month, Bingman tried to explain that Medicaid money was really just a loan and that Oklahoma shouldn’t take it. I’m still trying to figure out how he got there; last I checked we all pay federal taxes … And the federal government sends that money back to the states to help poor people get health care.”

-Journal Record Editor Ted Streuli, responding to comments by Oklahoma Senate Pro Tem Brian Bingman about why Oklahoma is refusing billions in federal dollars meant to extend health coverage (Source: http://bit.ly/1vsqwVR)


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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