$1.57 billion

The amount requested by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for additional beds, hepatitis C treatment, critical facility repairs, and staff raises in FY 2020. The increase approved by lawmakers this year was $38.3 million (2.4% of the request).

[Source: Oklahoma Department of Corrections]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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