Quote of the Day 3/23/2015

“I agree we were high compared to states like Texas and Arkansas, but that was because they cut their benefits. But even those states would never dream of doing what we’re doing.”

– Michael Clingman, chief administrator of the Workers Compensation Court from 2011 to 2014. Clingman said last year’s workers comp reforms reduced some benefits by as much as 90 percent, and the state’s workers comp system is now among the worst in the country for injured workers (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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