Quote of the Day | December 7, 2018

“That needs to be something that’s regularly done so we won’t have a huge deal every 10 or 20 years.”

-Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Owasso, calling on the Legislature to implement long-term pay increase plans for teachers. [Source: Journal Record]


Gene Perry joined OK Policy in January 2011. 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. Gene also serves on the board of the Oklahoma Sustainability Network, is a trustee of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, and has chaired the communications advisory committee for the State Priorities Partnership, a nationwide network of state fiscal policy think tanks. He lives in Tulsa with his wife Kara Joy McKee, who is a Tulsa City Councilor.

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