Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Number of volunteers in Oklahoma serving in AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, or a similiar program, 2011-2012

Source: Corporation for National and Community Service

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Number of months, out of the last 28 since April 2010, where the temperature in Oklahoma finished warmer than average.

Source:  Oklahoma Climatological Survey

Monday, August 6, 2012

The cost of an average residential electricity bill in Oklahoma, ranked 24th nationally, 2009

Source:  EIA via Oklahoma Policy Institute

Friday, August 3, 2012

Percentage of wage and salary workers in Oklahoma that are union members, compared with 11.8 percent nationally, 2011

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Number of employers that have used Oklahoma’s work-sharing program since it was enacted in 2010, largely due to a restrictive condition in the law that prevents it from being useful.

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Number of deaths prevented per year on average in three states (Arizona, Maine, and New York) that voluntarily expanded their Medicaid programs 10 years ago to cover more low-income working-age adults.

Source: New England Journal of Medicine