They’ve forsworn taxes
many of them, but they also promised to educate kids, to build roads, to care for the needy and to do all of those things government is expected to do.
When polled Texans oppose specific cuts
82% oppose cuts to education
87% oppose cuts to childrens health
86% oppose cuts to Medicaid
90% oppose cuts to Home Nursing
Texas is "On the Brink"
How Texas Ranks:
-People covered by Medicaid (49th)
-Spending on mental health (50th)
-Employer health insurance (48th)
-Uninsured children (1st)
-Children living in poverty (4th)
-Population uninsured (1st)
-Population below poverty (4th)
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2011 Budget Shortfall
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