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Says Texas state funds were spent on "a TV series on spouses cheating on their wives, kind of glorifying the act of cheating."
Says Obama called Medicaid "broken" four years ago.
Says Texas has "11 different felonies you can commit with an oyster."
In 2008, "only 54 percent of Latinos in Texas were registered to vote and only 35 percent actually turned out."
Says 100,000 are on waiting list to attend Texas charter schools.
Comic strip says government study shows Head Start "has little or no impact on the children it’s supposed to help."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says Texas high school "graduation rates are at an all-time high—the third-highest in the nation—which represents a significant turnaround from just a few short years ago."
Says Austin trains are "full" at rush hour and "packed" for special events.
Says Texas is "last in mental health expenditures."
Says Texas is "dead last in support for mental health."
Says 31 percent of Texas physicians accept all new Medicaid patients, down from 67 percent in 2000.
Says personal-injury trial lawyers "have provided over 80 percent of the funding for the Texas Democratic Party for over a decade."
Says Texas passed a state ‘Dream Act’ before any other state.
"The poverty level in" the Dallas school district "is one of the highest in the country, higher than New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit and Newark."
"Texas’ population is projected to double in the next 50 years or so, but our basic amount of water will remain about where it is now."
Says U.S. corporate tax rate is "highest in the world at 35 percent."
Says the Central Health district's tax rate is the "lowest among the largest counties in Texas, and it will continue to be the lowest" if voters approve a proposed tax increase.
Says 55 percent of council members have come from area where only 10 percent of Austinites live.
Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.
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