Quote of the Day 3/3/2015

“Many people probably aren’t aware that they receive a major tax subsidy from the federal government related to their health insurance. But they’d sure know if it were ever taken away. That’s because they would suddenly have thousands of dollars in additional income subject to the federal income tax and the payroll taxes.”

-Oklahoman reporter Chris Casteel, pointing out that the federal government provides a tax subsidy for all Americans who get insurance through their employer (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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