Poverty, obesity linked
Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.
Mostly from those using marketplace
In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.
UPDATED: Historic in November
"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."
State's rate perennially high
"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."
But Abbott also was a judge 8 years
Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.
2nd among big states, 3rd among all 50
"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."
Tax among reasons for cuts
Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S.
Flawed backup delivers close-to-right number
"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.
Along with other stores
"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.
Less than 30 loaners
"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."
More than San Antonio, less than Houston
"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.
Per Congress’ number-crunchers
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
Beware of unsourced charts
"Onion Creek’s highest flow rate" on a recent night of flooding "was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls."
Just three years ago...
I am "the first Latina to run for governor of Texas."
State estimates 1.4 million
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
Favors gun show checks
Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."
Diagnosing tip-top schools
The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."
If there were no limits...
A planning group said that to meet anticipated traffic demands by 2035, Interstate 35 between Austin and Round Rock will need a dozen additional lanes going north and 14 additional southbound lanes.
List tracked surges in white residents
"78702 is the second-most gentrified ZIP code in the entire country."
State: About on schedule
$6 billion water bond program voters passed in 2011 "has yet to be tapped."
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