Quote of the Day | November 19, 2018

“I will be the youngest member of the legislature, and people are excited about that. I thought there would be a lot of push back, but quite the opposite. People were very excited that someone as young as I am was throwing their hat in the ring.”

-Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton, on being the youngest member of the Oklahoma legislature. [Source: Norman Transcript]

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jessica joined OK Policy as a Communications Associate in January 2018. Born in Tamaulipas, Mexico, she immigrated to Oklahoma with her family at a young age and obtained a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Oklahoma City University as a Clara Luper Scholar. Prior to joining OK Policy, Jessica worked as an Inbound and Digital Marketing Specialist for an OKC based firm. She is an alumnus of both the National Education for Women (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute (2013) and Summer Policy Institute (2015). In addition to her role at OK Policy, Jessica serves as a Board Member for Dream Action Oklahoma, a community organization dedicated to advocating and empowering immigrant youth in the state.

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