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Congresswoman Kendra Horn quiet on USMCA

Rep. Kendra Horn (D-Okla.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Jenks ranks the richest of Oklahoma towns, study finds

Jenks was ranked the richest town in Oklahoma in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Oklahoma ranks 7th lowest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Oklahoma finished 44th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Oklahoma ranks 4th lowest for state tax collections per capita

Oklahoma finished 47th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Wewoka ranks the poorest of Oklahoma towns, study finds

Wewoka was ranked the poorest town in Oklahoma in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Oklahoma is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Oklahoma, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: University of Oklahoma ranks 131st best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Oklahoma finished in a tie for 131st in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Oklahoma ranks 74th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Oklahoma finished in a tie for 74th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation

Oklahoma ranks 26th in hospital safety analysis

Oklahoma finished 26th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Oklahoma ranks 78th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Oklahoma finished in a tie for 78th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Choctaw County ranks the poorest of Oklahoma counties, study finds

Choctaw County was ranked the poorest county in Oklahoma in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Canadian County has fastest growing local economy in Oklahoma

Canadian County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Oklahoma in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Oklahoma ranks 71st best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Oklahoma finished in a tie for 71st in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Oklahoma, study finds

Walmart employs 31,845 workers in Oklahoma, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Oklahoma ranks 28th best for library studies, study finds

University of Oklahoma finished in a tie for 28th in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Oklahoma ranks 9th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Oklahoma finished ninth among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Oklahoma finishes in the bottom 10 on best state ranking

Oklahoma was ranked the 43rd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Oklahoma rank 34th highest in nation

The average Oklahoma teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $52,412, the 34th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Oklahoma County posts 96th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 494 properties in Oklahoma County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 96th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Oklahoma State University's engineering program ranks 106th best in the nation, study finds

Oklahoma State University finished in a tie for 106th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

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