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Percentage of Oklahoma’s TANF or ‘welfare’ recipients who are children, FY 2012
Number of Oklahoma small businesses now eligible for a new health insurance tax credit under the Affordable Care Act, a federal income tax credit worth $746/year on average for each worker provided health coverage
Source: Families USA
Number of low to moderate income working Oklahomans claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on their federal return, roughly 13 percent of filers in 2012
Percentage of Oklahomans who do not have a bank account at a financial institution
Source: FDIC via OK Policy Blog
Net economic value lost in Oklahoma through payday lending interest payments made by state residents
Source: Insight Center for Community Economic Development
Percentage of Oklahoma’s roads that rate “as critical or inadequate” in terms of safety, 2013
Source: American Society of Civil Engineers
The number of states with no income tax (out of 9) that have a higher rate of unemployment than Oklahoma
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
The proportion of Oklahoma children that participate in a local library program, FY 2009
Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Increase in the number of murders committed in Oklahoma from 2010 to 2011
Source: Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Low-income households without public housing/rental assistance who pay more than half their income each month in gross rent, 10 percent of Oklahoma’s renters in 2011
Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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