Thursday, August 22, 2019

Number of hours a minimum wage worker would need to work each week to afford a one-bedroom apartment at fair market rent in Oklahoma

[Source: National Low Income Housing Coalition]

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Share of Oklahoma state tax revenue from corporate income tax. The average state collects 4.7 percent of taxes from this source. Corporate income tax provides a larger share of tax revenue than Oklahoma in 40 of the 45 states collecting this tax.

[Source: Pew Charitable Trusts]

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The number of Oklahoma’s 77 counties that contained a food desert in 2017.

[Source: Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma]

Monday, August 19, 2019

The number of Oklahoma residents in federally recognized drought areas as of August 13th 2019.


Friday, August 16, 2019

Number of opioid pills distributed in the United States from 2006-2012, approximately 245 per American

[Source: Associated Press]

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The number of Oklahoma school districts on a 4 day school week as of July 2019.

[Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education]

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Number of licenses approved by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority for medical marijuana patients as of July 13, 2019

[Source: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority]

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The number of approved emergency teacher certifications in Oklahoma for school year 2018-2019.

[Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education]

Monday, August 12, 2019

The number of petition signatures required to get Medicaid expansion (SQ 802) on the ballot in 2020. This is 15 percent of the total number of votes cast in the last gubernatorial election.

[Oklahoma Policy Institute]

Friday, August 2, 2019

Number of Oklahomans on Soonercare who were hospitalized for mental illness that received follow-up care within 7 days of leaving the hospital.

[Source: Oklahoma Health Care Authority]