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Wednesday, March 1
1,052

Number of bookings into the Oklahoma County Jail solely for failure to pay or failure to appear in 2015

Source: Vera Institute

Tuesday, February 28
6.3%

Share of Oklahoma K-12 students with unauthorized immigrant parent(s), 2014

Source: Pew Research Center

Monday, February 27
67%

Percentage of women in Oklahoma prisons with an actively managed or serious mental illness, as of June 2016.

Source: Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force

Friday, February 24
30%

Percentage added to past due court costs as a fee for private collections agencies in Oklahoma

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Thursday, February 23
$9,370

Per pupil revenues for rural school districts in Oklahoma (FY 2014), which was 4.6% more than $8,633 per pupil going to urban school districts.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

Wednesday, February 22
$5.02

Money recovered for every $1 spent by DHS’s Child Support Services in 2016

Source: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Tuesday, February 21
$1.9 billion

Projected cost of building and operating the three new prisons in the next ten years that would be required under Oklahoma’s current criminal justice policies.

Source: Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force

Monday, February 20
13.9%

Percentage of Oklahoma adults who reported either binge drinking or chronic drinking of alcohol, the 7th lowest rate in the US.

Source: United Health Foundation

Friday, February 17
12%

Percentage of Oklahoma children who are first-generation immigrants or have at least one parent who is foreign-born. Of these children, 87% are US citizens.

Source: KIDS COUNT

Thursday, February 16
$460.5 million

Estimated cost of tax breaks and rebates Oklahoma is giving to the oil and gas industry in FY 2017.

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission via Oklahoma Policy Institute

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