Statements from Sacramento, Calif.

Says the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas,"had not been inspected by the state of Texas since 2006."

Says Texas is last in workers' compensation coverage.

Says Texas ranks first among the states in the amount of carbon dioxide emitted and toxic chemicals released into water.

Says Texas has the nation’s most uninsured residents.

Says Texas is "last in mental health expenditures."

Says Texas ranks first in executions among the states.

Says Texas ranks last in the percentage of residents with high school diplomas.

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