Quote of the Day 8/27/2013

I’m very excited about the thought that we might be able to give our teachers raises, but being in the business I’m in, I certainly worry about a funding source, and a dedicated funding source, so that we could keep the raises funded every year.

-Rep. Lee Denney (R-Stillwater), chair of the appropriations subcommittee for education, on state Superintendent Janet Barresi’s suggestion that schools give all teachers $2,000 raises without any extra funds from the state (Source: http://bit.ly/17h9LOg)


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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