Friday, September 25, 2020

33.5%

The share of Oklahoma state and local taxes that comes from sales taxes, ranking our state as the 12th most dependent on sales taxes. [Tax Foundation]

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Number of state, local, or tribal governments that are among Oklahoma’s top 20 largest employers. All will be at risk of laying off staff or reducing services without additional federal COVID-19 aid. [Oklahoma Department of Commerce]

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Monday, September 21, 2020

By Sept. 15, at least 125,730 people in prison had tested positive for the illness, a 4 percent increase from the week before. [The Marshall Project]

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Poverty rate of LGBT people collectively, which is much higher than the rate for cisgender straight people of 15.7 percent.

[Source: Williams Institute]

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

42%

Percent of Black children under 18 in Oklahoma who experience poverty, compared to 15 percent of Non-Hispanic white children.

[Source: KIDS COUNT]

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Percentage of adults with household incomes below $30,000 a year who don’t have home broadband services.

[Source: Pew Research]

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Percentage of households who were food insecure on average from 2016 to 2018, meaning that at some point during the year, they experienced difficulty providing enough food due to a lack of money or resources. Oklahoma is ranked 47th.

[Source: Talk Poverty]

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Expected number of state and local employees nationally who will be laid off without additional federal aid to governments, according to Moody’s Analytics

[Source: Market Watch]

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Expected shortfall in state budgets nationally due to COVID-19.

[Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities]

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Number of justice-involved Oklahomans barred from participating in the 2018 federal elections.

[Source: Oklahoma Watch]

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