Quote of the Day 9/12/2014

“Gov. Mary Fallin rejected Medicaid expansion funding under the Affordable Care Act in 2012. When she made that announcement, she cited fiscal reasons — the state couldn’t afford the potential costs. But two years later, we have to wonder how much longer the state can afford not to accept the money.”

– The Tulsa World’s Editorial Board, pointing out that as a result of Fallin’s decision to reject federal funds, the state will turn away $900 million in Medicaid funding in 2016 and $8.6 billion from 2013 to 2022 (Source:http://bit.ly/1urmQA1)


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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