Texas, which has the highest percentage of people without health insurance in the country at 18.4%, according to the US Census Bureau, underperformed the national average with employment growth of 13.6% since April 2020. That’s 1.3 percentage points less than the states that the expansion and 5 percentage points less than Massachusetts. The Bay State, which accepted the expansion in 2014 and ranks #1 with just 3% of its population of nearly 7 million uninsured, saw its workforce grow by 18.3%, according to data collected by Bloomberg.

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