Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Percentage of Oklahomans who have completed their 2020 Census as of May 24, 2020, which lags the national average of 60.1%. [U.S. Census Bureau]

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Estimated number of Oklahomans who would be uninsured at 15% unemployment rate. The estimated number rises to 133,00 at 20% unemployment. 

[Source: Urban Institute]

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Percent of Oklahoma child care providers that could permanently close due to COVID-19 without state financial assistance.

[Source: Center for American Progress]

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The increase nationally in enrollment in two-year colleges during the Great Recession

[Source: U.S. Census Bureau]

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Oklahoma’s score out of 5 on the COVID-19 housing policy scorecard used to rate each state’s pandemic responses to evictions and prevention of homelessness. Oklahoma has not implemented statewide orders that would prevent evictions and forclosures during and immediately following the pandemic.

[Source: Eviction Lab]

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Monday, May 18, 2020

The approximate number of retired teachers, police officers, firefighters, and state employees who would receive the first cost of living adjustment in 12 years under HB 3350, which was passed by the legislature and awaits action from Gov. Stitt.

[Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute]

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Oklahoma state employees make an average of 17 percent less than their private counterparts, which makes retirement and other benefits are thus often a vital tool to recruit and retain highly-skilled employees.

[Source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services and OK Policy

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Eviction cases filed in Oklahoma courts since March 15, when Oklahoma entered a state of emergency, as of May 14, 2020. 

[Source: Open Justice Oklahoma]

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Estimated percentage decrease in college enrollment nationwide in fall 2020 due to COVID-19, which could lead to a substantial loss of revenue for institutions of higher education.

[Source: American Council on Education]

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The percentage of child care programs that have lost income because they are reimbursed using attendance rates rather than enrollment for child care subsidy. Child care providers have asked DHS to reimburse based on enrollment rather than attendance during the COVID-19 crisis.

[Source: NAEYC COVID-19 Survey Data by State]

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