Quote of the Day 4/25/2016

“We know our providers are operating on an extremely thin margin, and for some, a cut will have devastating effects on their business as well as the clients they serve. DHS’ main mission has been to act as a safety net to the state’s most vulnerable citizens, but what happens when the safety net runs out of money? That is what we are experiencing now.”

-Oklahoma Department of Human Services spokesman Mark Beutler, speaking out state budget cuts that threaten to put home health care providers across the state out of business and force elderly and disabled Oklahomans into nursing homes (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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