Quote of the Day 8/2/2013

If they can’t be profitable without a tax giveaway, there are other problems.  We generally don’t use tax policy to continue to subsidize permanently what the private sector should be able to do on its own.

-David Blatt, director of Oklahoma Policy Institute, on Oklahoma continuing to subsidize oil & gas companies with state tax credits for horizontal drilling (Source: http://bit.ly/16NCKa0)


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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