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2016 Oklahoma Legislative Primer

Written on February 1, 2016 at 7:03 am, by

How many bills made it into law last year? What do legislators get paid? Who's in Gov. Fallin's cabinet? As the 2016 legislative session gets underway, our Legislative Primer answers these questions and more... Read more

The Cost of Tax Cuts in Oklahoma

Written on January 12, 2016 at 9:00 am, by

Repeated income tax cuts since the mid-2000s have reduced state revenues by more than $1 billion annually. These cuts are eroding important public services and threatening Oklahoma’s economic well-being... Read more

Fact sheet: Hunger in Oklahoma

Written on November 24, 2015 at 10:38 am, by

The holiday season is a time when many of use will share feasts with our loved ones. Yet hundreds of thousands of Oklahoma still don't always know where their next meal will come from... Read more

Newly updated: CountySTATS fact sheets for all 77 Oklahoma counties

Written on November 9, 2015 at 10:02 am, by

What are the top employment sectors in your county? What has been your county's population trend since statehood? How does your county compare for health and educational attainment? You can answer these questions and more with Oklahoma Policy Institute's newly redesigned and updated CountySTATS fact sheets for 2015... Read more

2014 Oklahoma Poverty Profile

Written on October 19, 2015 at 10:07 am, by

Did you know that 1 in 6 Oklahomans lived in poverty last year (annual income below $23,850 for a family of four)? Based on recently-released Census Bureau data, OK Policy's 2014 Poverty Profile breaks down what poverty looks like in our state... Read more