Friday, February 28, 2014

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

Source: Tulsa World

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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

Monday, February 24, 2014

The number of alcohol-related fatal car crashes in Oklahoma in 2012, 37.7 percent of all fatal car crashes that year.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

Friday, February 21, 2014

Amount Governor Fallin’s proposed FY 2015 state budget is below the FY 2009 state budget, adjusted for inflation.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The average family size in Oklahoma. The national average is 3.14 people per family.

Source: U.S. Census 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Projected decrease in Oklahoma’s corporate income tax revenue this year compared to FY 2013, a 17 percent drop.

Source: Oklahoma State Board of Equalization

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Salary for a teacher with a Master’s degree and 25 years of experience in Oklahoma.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Education

Monday, February 17, 2014

Oklahoma earthquakes of 2.5 magnitude or greater felt or reported in 2013, more than 3 times as many as in 2012.

Source: Oklahoma Geological Survey via NewsOK