North Dakota leads in growth rate
Texans for Reliable Power
"Texas is experiencing the fastest population growth in the country," adding "more than 1,000 people a day."
A mandate unenforced
U.S. Census Bureau
Federal law requires residents to participate in the U.S. government’s American Community Survey.
Mostly from those using marketplace
In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.
Flawed backup delivers close-to-right number
"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.
"During the last election, Democrats won over a million votes more than Republicans, but because of the way districts are designed, the Republicans got 33 more members of the House of Representatives than the Democrats did."
Per Congress’ number-crunchers
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
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."
State: About on schedule
$6 billion water bond program voters passed in 2011 "has yet to be tapped."
Some qualify for coverage without expansion
40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
Louie Gohmert of Texas "compared the current general-in-charge in Egypt to George Washington."
Tightest security’s in cities
"In 2010, the non-partisan Government Accountability Office found that only 6.5 percent of the U.S.-Mexico border was under full control of the Border Patrol."
A tinge of mystery
"Ninety-five percent of all the wages in Texas are above minimum wage."
2006 estimate and not all come by plane
About 40 percent of U.S. illegal immigrants "came in on an airplane, with a legal visa, and just overstayed their visa and have never gone home."
81 percent of students cleared "basic" hurdle
George P. Bush
"60 percent of Texas 8th graders are not proficient in math. Only 26% have a teacher with a undergraduate major in math."
Subject to overcounting
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 71.2 percent of Hispanic registered voters in Texas and over 86 percent of African American registered voters participated in the 2012 elections.
More survive, but...
Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.
Probably not that many pills
Says $800,000 cost of Texas special legislative session would pay for 1.6 million condoms, 90,000 months of the pill or 20 full-time sexual health educators.
Only one type of federal loan
Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.
Unsaid: Most women lived in the 8% of counties
Says 92 percent of Texas counties had no abortion provider in 2008.
Take closer look at eye-popping stat from Wall Street Journal
Says the 2014-15 Texas budget increases spending by less than the rate of inflation and population growth.
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