Child Care Becoming Scarcer as Costs, Closures Take Toll

Since 2012, the number of child care facilities has dropped by nearly one-quarter, putting parents in a pinch as they try to find places to take their kids. Industry representatives blame excessive regulation and subsidy income limits that exclude many parents who still struggle with the expense.

The Demolition of Workers’ Compensation

Over the past decade, states, including Oklahoma, have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.