Quote of the Day | July 29, 2019

“I believe wholeheartedly that if it goes to the ballot, it passes. Everyday Oklahomans agree, and it polls very high. We’ve neglected Oklahomans for years, and years, and years at the expense of big corporations, and it’s time we take care of Oklahomans.”

– Rep. Matt Meredith (D-Tahlequah), speaking about the ballot initiative to expand health coverage for over 100,000 Oklahomans that will begin collecting signature July 31 [Tahlequah Daily Press]


Courtney Cullison worked for OK Policy from 2017 to 2020 as a policy analyst focused on issues of economic opportunity and financial security. Before coming to OK Policy, Courtney worked in higher education, holding faculty positions at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Connors State College in eastern Oklahoma. A native Oklahoman, she received an Honors B.A. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with emphasis in congressional politics and public policy from the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, Courtney was a fellow at the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. As a professor she taught classes in American politics, public policy, and research methods and conducted original research with a focus on the relationship between representatives and the constituents they serve.

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