Friday, March 28, 2014

2012 unemployment rate in North Tulsa, nearly twice the unemployment rate for the Tulsa Metro as a whole (6.9 percent).

Source: Tulsa Regional Chamber

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Oklahoma’s tribal gaming revenue in 2012, the second highest in the US.

Source: Oklahoma Watch

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

How much Oklahoma could increase revenues by eliminating the “double deduction” for state income taxes, a fluke of the law with no rational purpose.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Percentage of office-based physicians in Oklahoma with a basic electronic health record system, significantly lower than the national average of 48.1 percent.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monday, March 24, 2014

Percentage of black male students in Oklahoma who received an out-of-school suspension in 2011-2012, compared with 7 percent of white male students.

Source: US Department of Education

Friday, March 21, 2014

Percentage of children under 15 months covered by SoonerCare who had at least one well-child visit

Source:  Oklahoma Health Care Authority 2013 Annual Report 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Percentage of registered Oklahoma voters polled who support income tax cuts, down from 52 percent in 2013. Support plummets to under 30 percent when voters are informed details about the plan.

Source: Global Strategy Group

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Oklahoma’s estimated corporate income tax revenue losses due to offshore tax havens in 2011.

Source: U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

How much the state of Oklahoma spent per resident in 2013, less than every year going back to 2008.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Monday, March 17, 2014

Unemployment rate for Hispanic Oklahomans – vs. 10.3 percent nationally and 2nd lowest among the states, 2012.

Source: US Senate Joint Economic Committee