09 Sep '11, 10am

Texans Are Hungry | Care2 Causes

Texans Are Hungry | Care2 Causes

Watching last night’s GOP debate , I learned quite a bit about Texas. I learned that it has more uninsured than any other state in the nation. And I learned that their education rankings are utterly dismal. What I didn’t learn was how hungry they are. Mother Jones reports that when it comes to food security, Texas ranks next to last when it comes to percentage of the population who has enough to eat on a regular basis. At 18.8 percent, nearly one in five residents of the state at least occasionally goes hungry. And that figure has been getting worse, much more quickly than it has in other states in the country that are also suffering in the recession. Is this part of the “Texas miracle?” Governor Rick Perry blamed the bad scores in his state’s schools on “sharing a border with Mexico,” implying that it must be those other kids bringing the numbers down, not the system itse...

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