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OKG Newsletter


Topic: incarceration

Taking a SHINE

An Oklahoma County program gaining national attention gives nonviolent offenders an alternative to jail.


News

Murray Evans
Brie Florence stood across the street from the downtown Oklahoma County office building on a chilly day, paint roller and can in tow, ready to clean up some graffiti in a nearby parking garage.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Brake dancing with facts


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
Mike Brake (Letters to the editor, “Big, bloated government,” July 3, Oklahoma Gazette) wails about government waste, but given complete Republican control of state government, why was vital education funding slashed 20.6 percent between 2008-2013 while the pork goes untouched? Why are Oklahomans being slammed with a 50-percent tax increase to renew their drivers’ licenses?
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

United States of shame report


CFN

Gazette staff
We’re No. 1! Oklahoma ranks highest in the United States for female incarceration rates, according to a study released this week from policymic.com.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ok, this one isn’t funny


CFN

Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36 different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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