Quote of the Day 5/19/2014

“Do I blame Larry Nichols for doing what he’s doing? No, it’s his job to negotiate as good a deal as he can. But it’s also Mary Fallin’s job and the Legislature’s job to represent our interests and negotiate as good a deal as we can… I’m urging the governor and I’m urging the Legislature, don’t blame Larry for doing his job, but you do your job, and you be as tough as he is.”

-Former Oklahoma City mayor Kirk Humphreys, speaking about negotiations between lawmakers and oil industry leaders about extending a tax break for horizontal drilling (Source: http://bit.ly/1qOZYuN)


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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