Quote of the Day 2/5/2016

“It is the piece that we’ve missed with an equal pay law on the books in Oklahoma for over 50 years. Without the transparency piece, it’s been an ineffective law for women. By [adding] transparency, we will have a bill in place that will work effectively to help women earn equal pay.”

-Rep. Jason Dunnington, D-Oklahoma City, who introduced a bill that protects women who compare paychecks with coworkers and increases punishments for employers that fire workers for discussing wages (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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