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Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare."
Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."
Says some Austin school district classrooms lack electrical outlets.
"Texas women make an average of $8,355 less per year than men doing the very same job."
Says Houston National Cemetery is preventing Christian prayers from being said at military funerals.
Says Greg Abbott "converted over $1 million in federal grant money intended for use to prosecute online sexual predators and other cyber crimes and instead used it to harass and prosecute senior citizens who were assisting other senior citizens in applying for mail-in ballots."
Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."
"Our recent state budgets have far exceeded population and inflation growth."
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Says Obama policies contributed to gas prices rising from $1.89 in January 2009 to $3.51 today.
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
Says in Texas "it's legal to shoot someone who's committing a ‘public nuisance’ under the cover of dark."
Says Austin is the "largest city in America without a congressional district anchored in it."
Says if Texas abortion measure passes, "someone living in El Paso would have to drive 550 miles each way to San Antonio for something as simple as cervical cancer screening."
Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.
Says Texas has more than 80,000 abortions each year.
"Abortion is the second-most conducted surgical procedure in this country."
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.
Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.
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