Quote of the Day 7/7/2015

“Certainly, my stress levels or what I will be stressing about are going to change significantly with this change. The main factors were all factors that I take home at the end of the day: the stress and the sheer number of hours. I want my kids to remember more about me than, ‘My dad worked hard and studies earthquakes.'”

-Oklahoma state seismologist Austin Holland, who is leaving the state to join the U.S. Geological Survey in New Mexico. Holland said low staffing levels at the Oklahoma Geological Survey and the rapid increase in earthquakes had him working 80 hours per week (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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