Thursday, July 9, 2020

Amount in medical marijuana taxes Oklahoma collected in the months of January through June 2020. By comparison, $54.75 million was collected in all 12 months of 2019. 

[Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission via The Journal Record]

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Latino and African-American residents of the United States have been three times as likely to become infected as their white neighbors. And Black and Latino people have been nearly twice as likely to die from the virus as white people, the data shows.

[Source: New York Times]

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Oklahoma’s continued unemployment claims, which shows the total number of people who are receiving unemployment benefits in a given week, for the week ending June 27. That is down from the previous week’s claims, which hit an all-time high of 182,191.

[Source: The Frontier]

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The number of evictions granted in Oklahoma as of July 1, 2020 since a state of emergency was declared on March 15. 

[Source: Open Justice Oklahoma]

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Percentage of uninsured Oklahomans, which ranks the state second nationally for number of uninsured residents.

[Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Number of states that have rolled back their expanded coverage through Medicaid.

[Source: Kaiser Family Foundation]

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Amount of new economic activity expected to be generated in Oklahoma if it fully expands Medicaid. 

[Source: Families USA]

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Percentage nationwide of uninsured Black adults in the coverage gap who would be newly eligible for health care if all states expanded Medicaid. The share among other races is 28% for people of color, 25% for Hispanics, and 23% for whites. 

[Source: Medicaid.gov]   

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Percentage of LGBTQ youth who say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBTQ people

[Source: Human Rights Campaign]

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Percentage of Medicaid workers nationwide who are employed in firms with fewer than 50 employees, which are not subject to ACA penalties for not offering affordable health coverage. Industries and occupations with the largest number of workers covered by Medicaid often include jobs that are physically demanding such as food service or construction. [Kaiser Family Foundation]

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