Quote of the Day | May 16, 2020

“To sit here and say, ‘Well I’ve got to be fiscally responsible so I can’t help you’… I have to question that because I have to look those people in the eyes. I know some of those people, and they really need it. We have people out there that we need to help.”

– Sen. Dewayne Pemberton, R-Muskogee, speaking about the need for a cost-of-living adjustment for Oklahoma’s public retirees [CNHI]


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