Each week this year (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas) we will examine the fiscal and economic health of one of the U.S. states. Our 16th state in this series is Oklahoma. Here are the top five (or more) things you need to know about the Sooner State.
All is not well in North Carolina, according to incoming governor-elect Pat McCrory. Addressing the state’s economic woes in Durham on Wednesday, NewsObserver reports that the state’s $2.5 billion in unemployment insurance debt and high unemployment had McCrory less than optimistic about the immediate future.
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The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) voted earlier this year to keep a rarely used airport in Ardmore, OK open for business.
Cities around the country struggle against difficult housing and jobs markets while deficits rise.
Alaska has the bridge to nowhere. Now, Oklahoma has a sidewalk to nowhere.