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October 17th, 2018
While Oklahoma has a reputation as a low tax state, poor and middle-income Oklahomans are actually paying a greater share of their income in taxes than the national average, while the richest 5 percent of households — with annual incomes… Read more
October 17th, 2018
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October 16th, 2018
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-33%

Gap between the average wage for Oklahoma teachers and other college graduates in the state, 2011-15. This was the 6th largest gap in the U.S.

[Economic Policy Institute]

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“Strong mental health is essential for a good quality of life, but Oklahoma still ranks among the worst in the nation on many measures of mental health. We’re glad to be able to increase the focus on this issue that is sorely needed for Tulsa and all of Oklahoma.”

-Policy Director Carly Putnam, on the launch of OK Policy’s new mental health initiative [OK Policy]

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