Below you'll find just dandy news about workers in Texas. What's that old saying about thanking God for Mississippi? Now those folks are thanking the good Lord for Texas!
States with the highest percentage of workers earning at or below minimum wage:
Texas: 9.5 percent, 550,000 workers
Mississippi: 9.5 percent, 63,000
Alabama: 9.3 percent, 106,000
West Virginia: 9.3 percent, 40,000
Louisiana: 8.9 percent, 87,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
[Reported by the Houston Chronicle]
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