Quote of the Day 2/26/2015

“It’s an absolute shame that we let [the Medical Examiner’s office] get in that condition. That is emblematic of what we’ve done in state government since statehood. We have built things. We have not maintained them, and we have just waited until a crisis.”

– State Sen. Greg Treat, R-OKC, speaking about the state’s Office of Medical Examiner, which has not been accredited since 2009 and has inadequate staff and obsolete equipment due to lack of funding (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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