Friday, August 31, 2012

The unemployment rate through June 2012 in Oklahoma if you include all workers who report that they need a full-time job, but don’t have one; up from 8.4 percent three years ago.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Annual average employee contribution for a family health insurance plan in Oklahoma in 2011, up $731 from the previous year

Source: Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Number of years since Oklahoma has adjusted the gasoline tax for inflation

Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Percentage of mortgages in Oklahoma that are past due or seriously delinquent, compared to 18.3 percent nationally, 1st Qtr 2012

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Monday, August 27, 2012

Metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted through natural gas consumption in Oklahoma, more than both coal (35.6) and petroleum (33.6) in 2009

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Friday, August 24, 2012

Percentage of Oklahomans who say they keep a firearm in or around their home

Source: CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Oklahoma’s rank nationally for the percentage of children receiving basic early childhood immunizations (Diptheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough, Polio, Meningitis, Hepatitis B), 2011

Source: United Health Foundation

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Number of businesses in Oklahoma with less than 20 employees, 86.1 percent of all employer firms in 2009

Source: U.S. Small Business Administration

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Number of women in the Oklahoma State Senate; there were more women in the state senate 25 years ago in 1987 (6), than there are today.

Source: Center for American Women and Politics

Monday, August 20, 2012

Amount gross production taxes from oil and natural gas contributed to the state’s General Revenue Fund in July 2012

Source: Office of State Finance