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Lack of health insurance is as big as Texas

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 6:32pm

UPDATED: Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 10:31am

Getting health insurance is a big problem for Texas families.

A couple of reasons could be.... people can't get insurance because they're not working or can't afford it.

According to the American Community Survey, the state of Texas has the highest rate of uninsured residents in the nation.

More than 26% of people, ages 65 and younger, 5.8 million Texans were uninsured in 2010.

Texas' largest cities, Houston,Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Austin, Fort Worth and El Paso had the highest percentage.

The survey shows, counties along the Texas-Mexico border also have some of the highest uninsured residents.More facts on the survey says, 3.8 million people had annual income less than or equal to 200% for the federal poverty line.

KETK tried to speak to the Texas Department of State Health and they weren't available to comment.

The unemployment rate in Texas in 7.2%, and many people say it just doesn't add up to Texas having the highest rate of uninsured.

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Well, your 7.2% unemployment is Fuzzy math at best!
It is because the demorats and communist obama have destroyed the economy there is NO JOBS. Without jobs you can not afford insurance this is not hard to understand unless you support communist obama and his regime.
The fix to this CLUSTER is to vote OUT the demorats in November. I hope America has learned a lesson that common sense prevails vote obama OUT.

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