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Monday, March 10

The infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births for African-Americans in Oklahoma, more than twice the rate for white Oklahomans (6.5).

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 2012

Friday, March 7

The number of structurally-deficient bridges in Oklahoma, 2012.

Source: OKStateStat

Thursday, March 6

Number of Oklahoman lifted out of poverty by the Earned Income Tax Credit and the child Tax Credit.

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Wednesday, March 5

How much a tax cut approved in the Oklahoma Senate could reduce state revenues by 2018.

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission

Tuesday, March 4

Percentage of Oklahomans aged 18 or older who experienced serious mental illness in 2011-2012, the second highest rate in the nation.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Monday, March 3

Percentage increase in corporate income tax refunds paid out by Oklahoma through January this fiscal year, compared to the same period last year.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Friday, February 28

The number of Tulsa Public School teachers who retired or resigned in 2012-13

Source: Tulsa World

Thursday, February 27

How much the tax cuts put in place from 2005-2012 will reduce income tax revenue in 2015.

Source: Projection by OSU Economics Professor Kent Olson

Wednesday, February 26

Oklahoma’s rank out of all 50 states on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. The state ranked especially poorly for life evaluation, physical health, healthy behaviors and basic access to health care.

Source: Healthways

Tuesday, February 25

Number of Oklahomans making at or below minimum wage in 2013, 6.3 percent of all hourly workers in the state.

Source: Current Population Survey via Governing