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Texas Matters: Commentary - Crossing Borders

Michel Marizco

Border Security was a priority for the 84th Texas Legislative Session. The lawmakers passed a budget that will spend 800 million dollars for mission. It’s not clear how the money will be spent, what results are expected and how the Department of Public Safety will be held accountable but it does fulfil political promises.

And as Commentator Yvette Benavides examines - it seems borders in Texas are not always limited to the Rio Grande.

David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi