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February 25, 2012 1:24 AM

Commentary: Rick Perry's Texas lags behind on health care exchanges

In Rick Perry's Texas, nearly 1 in 3 working-age residents has no health insurance, so there's a price to pay for his pride and politics. Count the millions of federal dollars being left on the table, because the governor refuses to begin work on a healthcare exchange. As important, count the opportunity costs -- the missed chances to create a better health insurance market for millions of Texans who need individual and small-company plans.

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