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May 5th, 2016
Photo by Lane Pearman / CC BY 2.0 Photo by Lane Pearman / CC BY 2.0 Oklahoma continues to give up well over $400 million per year in tax breaks to oil and gas producers, even as oil prices fall and the industry sheds thousands of jobs, according… Read more
May 5th, 2016
In-The-Know In The Know is your daily briefing on Oklahoma policy-related news. Inclusion of a story does not necessarily mean endorsement by the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Click here to subscribe to In The Know and see past editions. Today In The… Read more
May 4th, 2016
Photo by Ronel Reyes / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Photo by Ronel Reyes / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 On Tuesday, May 10, from noon to 1pm, a free public presentation sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center… Read more
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$5,123

Average annual cost of child care for a 4-year-old in Oklahoma.

Source: Economic Policy Institute

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“Yeah, so now, we’re not just screaming at the building. We want in.”

– Tulsa Public Schools teacher and state Senate candidate John Waldron, on the surge of educators running for office two years after more than 20,000 Oklahomans rallied unsuccessfully for education funding at the Capitol (Source)

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