Quote of the Day 5/6/2015

“I don’t like paying taxes any more than you do, but I want to live in a state that takes care of its people. We continue to cut our taxes while year after year of decreases in funding mean that our schools, roads, public safety and agencies that contribute to the quality of life are suffering.”

Ken Fergeson, Chairman of the NBC Oklahoma bank, which was one of more than 90 businesses, non-profits, foundations, and other organizations that joined a letter calling for Oklahoma lawmakers to halt a planned tax cut that’s happening while the state faces a $611 million budget hole (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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