Quote of the Day 11/19/2015

“I don’t think the tribes would be surprised if the state asked for more money, particularly under the current economic climate… Education is where they want the money spent. They’ve committed to it, the state’s committed to it in the compact. So, if anything, there might be room for discussion about defining and having some accountability for where those funds go — maybe returning some of those to a more local level.”

-William Norman, an attorney who represents multiple tribes, speaking about potential renegotiation of Oklahoma’s compacts with Native Nations over gaming revenue (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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