Steve Fair, Stillwater (OK) News Press, 10/3/2015
It is a well-known fact that unstable families and divorce cost taxpayers. According to a [strong]2008 Institute for American Values study,[/strong] increasing family stability by even 1 percent can result in $43 million of savings for Oklahoma state government.
[1. The study referred to here is "The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States."]