Quote of the Day 9/15/2014

“We’re not just talking about someone working part time. In my district you have teachers moonlighting at restaurants just to make ends meet. You have seniors who are going back to work to cover gaps in their retirement. It’s a big problem.”

-Rep. Mike Shelton, D-Oklahoma City, who is developing legislation to increase the tipped minimum wage in Oklahoma, currently $2.13/hour (Source: http://buff.ly/1tW0S5Y)


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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