Monday, January 28, 2013

Number of American Indian veterans in Oklahoma, the 2nd largest population of Native veterans outside California
Source: Department of Veterans Affairs

Friday, January 25, 2013

Average retail price per kilowatt hour of electricity in Oklahoma for end-users in all sectors, 4th lowest in the U.S. in 2012 

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Oklahoma’s rank for the mortality rate of inmates in local jails, 209 deaths per 100,000 people in local jails in 2010

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Oklahoma’s rank for the mortality rate of inmates in local jails, 209 deaths per 100,000 people in local jails in 2010

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Number of federal civilian employees in Oklahoma, the 8th highest share of federal employment of civilians among the states in 2009

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Percentage of Oklahoma lawmakers whose full-time occupation is as a legislator, compared to 16.4 percent nationally in 2007

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures

Monday, January 21, 2013

The year the first African American state legislator, A.C. Hamlin, was elected in Oklahoma; he was the only African American to serve in the state’s legislature until 1964.

Source: Oklahoma Historical Society

Friday, January 18, 2013

Number of manufacturing jobs created in Oklahoma in 2012

Source: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Oklahoma workers under age 25 who are underemployed (no job, can’t find but want a full-time job, or given up looking), compared to 10.7 percent of all workers in 2011

Source: Economic Policy Institute

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Percentage increase in college tuition costs since 1978, 4 times the rate of inflation.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute