Friday, May 10, 2019

Percentage increase in meth related overdose deaths in Oklahoma from 2010 to 2017

[Source: Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs via The Frontier]

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Number of children covered by Soonercare in 2018.

[Source: Oklahoma Health Care Authority]

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Number of drug-related arrests in Oklahoma in 2017, 18.2% of all arrests made in that year.

[Source: Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs]

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

How much Oklahoma’s state appropriations for CareerTech have been cut over the past decade.

[Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute]

Monday, May 6, 2019

Share of family income paid in sales and excise taxes by the poorest 20% of Oklahoma households.

[Source: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy]

Friday, May 3, 2019

Amount of SNAP benefits that were used at farmer’s markets across the state in FY 2018.


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Average annual loss for the average state EITC recipient in Oklahoma since the credit was made non-refundable in 2016

[Source: OK Policy]

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Number of municipal governments in Oklahoma (2017).

[Source: 2017 Census of Governments]

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Percentage of Oklahoma citizens age 18 to 24 who voted in November 2018 elections, third lowest in the nation.

[Source: U.S. Census]

Monday, April 29, 2019

Estimated number of Oklahoma workers who would directly benefit if the minimum wage was increased to $15 by 2024.

[Source: Economic Policy Institute]