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Difference in the average hourly wage for Oklahoma workers ($23.16) compared to the national average ($26.19), June 2018

[Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City]

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“A lot of these are 20-, sometimes 30-year sentences on a crime that if charged now would be a misdemeanor.”

-Corbin Brewster, Tulsa County’s chief public defender, speaking about inmates sentenced before Oklahoma’s SQ 780 criminal justice reforms. Advocates are now fighting to have these sentences commuted [Tulsa World].

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