Quote of the Day 5/4/2015

OSSM’s budget represents less than one-tenth of one percent of our state’s budget. Chopping this minuscule amount any more is not only inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, but, to borrow a phrase from more agrarian times, it’s eating our seed corn. OSSM is an incubator that nurtures our state’s most precious human capital.

-Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation President Stephen Prescott, M.D, writing about the Oklahoma School of Science and Math, which has lost 22 percent of its state funding since 2009 as lawmakers are considering even more cuts (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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