Friday, March 14, 2014

The staffing levels at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center, a minimum-security prison where a staff member was taken hostage at knifepoint. The facility is authorized to employ 196 officers, but it has only 98 on staff.

Source: NewsOK

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Percentage of adult members surveyed who considered themselves satisfied with SoonerCare customer services. SoonerCare is Oklahoma’s Medicaid program.

Source: Oklahoma Health Care Authority 2013 Annual Report.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Number of Oklahomans who have selected plans on on the Affordable Care Act marketplace as of March 1, 2014

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Percentage of Oklahoma high school students who meet all four ACT benchmarks (math, reading, science, English) for college readiness, compared to a 26% national average

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2013

Monday, March 10, 2014

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, 2014

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

Source: OKStateStat

Thursday, March 6, 2014

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, 2014

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

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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, 2014

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