Quote of the Day | Jan. 22, 2020

“Our state has had no problem providing millions in tax credits and other benefits to various industries and entities over the years. It’s time to start providing our state retirees with a regular (cost of living adjustment) and show them the respect they deserve and have earned through their dedication and service to the state of Oklahoma.”

-State Sen. Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, about his proposed legislation that would give state retirees their first cost of living adjustment since 2008 [The Journal Record ????]


David Hamby has more than 25 years of experience as an award-winning communicator, including overseeing communication programs for Oklahoma higher education institutions and other organizations. Before joining OK Policy, he was director of public relations for Rogers State University where he managed the school’s external communication programs and served as a member of the president’s leadership team. He served in a similar communications role for five years at the University of Tulsa. He also has worked in communications roles at Oklahoma State University and the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce in Arkansas. He joined OK Policy in October 2019.

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