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.

[OKDHS]

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]