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Why the jobless rate in Texas has doubled over the past decade

The number of jobless Texans has nearly doubled over that time period, as the state’s economy has struggled.In Texas, the number of people with jobs has fallen by 3.4 million since 2009, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Joblessness has hit a new high of 15.9 percent this year.The state has one of the