Quote of the Day 4/9/2015

“And actually there was one company that was looking at one of our cities in Oklahoma and they had all these different cities they were comparing, different states, and they actually said, ‘I chose not to come to Oklahoma because you rank poor in health, and if you have unhealthy workers, and unhealthy people, then my health insurance costs are gonna be higher, plus, people are gonna be taking off work ’cause they’re just not healthy and they won’t be as productive.”

-Governor Mary Fallin, who said her plan to reverse the state’s poor health statistics revolves around telling Oklahomans to take more personal responsibility (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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