33 percent

Percentage of Oklahoma children in poverty living in families where at least one parent works full-time, year-round – versus 27 percent nationally

Source: National Center for Children in Poverty


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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