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May 31st, 2016
John Lepine John Lepine John Lepine is an OK Policy Research Fellow. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a reading specialist and English department chair at the McLain Magnet… Read more
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214.9

Medical doctors per 100,000 Oklahomans. The national average is 286.5

Source: Opportunity Index

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“What’s the best part of hitting yourself in the head with a hammer? Stopping. The Oklahoma Legislature wasn’t able to figure that one out this year.”

-Tulsa World Editorial Pages Editor Wayne Greene, on the Legislature’s failure to fix an income tax cut trigger that could take effect as early as January 1, 2018 (Source)

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