Quote of the Day 8/15/16

“It’s like cutting Google from the internet. It takes away the ability to marry up people in need with agencies that can provide a whole array of services.”

-Donnie House, spokesperson for 211 Oklahoma, which had its budget slashed 30 percent in Oklahoma’s midyear cuts and could be forced to scale back the helpline that connects Oklahomans to emergency shelter, health care, and food assistance (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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