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Report Sheds Light on Workers Losing Out on Health Coverage

Of the roughly 1.5 million more people who would have health insurance if Texas expanded Medicaid, more than half of them work in the state's booming service industry, according to a new report.

Texas fast-food workers are planning to join a nationwide strike on Thursday to call for $15-an-hour wages. Recently, there have been similar strikes in cities across the country. This one was in Milwaukee.

Of the roughly 1.5 million more people who would have health insurance if Texas expanded Medicaid, more than half of them work in the state's booming service industry, according to a new report.

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