$949 million

Amount the state of Oklahoma paid to companies through the Quality Jobs Program from 1993 to 2014. Oklahoma Watch analysis reveals that fewer than half the promised jobs were created by required deadlines.

Source: Oklahoma Watch.


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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