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Veronica G. Cardenas / Texas Public Radio

President Trump's emergency declaration will potentially free up over billions of dollars in funding for  border barriers throughout the U.S., including in the Rio Grande Valley. Residents there have strong views about the barrier, both pro and con.

Verónica G. Cárdenas/Texas Public Radio

Texas lawmakers in Washington reacted to President Trump’s national emergency declaration with bipartisan uncertainty or disapproval.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio City Council has approved tighter rules for dockless vehicles like electric scooters throughout the city. They're in addition to an existing pilot program.

Reynaldo Leaños Jr. / Texas Public Radio

Congress will consider Thursday a $333 billion spending package that includes funding for border security and border wall construction in South Texas. The bipartisan package allocates more than $1.3 billion for the construction of border fencing in the Rio Grande Valley and protects some parts of the region.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Police Department will roll out a cite and release program that will allow police officers to ticket low-level offenders instead of arrest them.