Quote of the Day | January 22, 2019

“I’m just a person from here who believes in education and wants to serve. I can’t sit idly at home anymore waiting for politicians to figure it out. I have value to give society and I gain back a lot more than I give.”

-Tracy Vargas, a furloughed federal employee in Oklahoma who has been working as a substitute teacher during the government shutdown [Source: NewsOK]


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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