Governor Abbott Signs A String Of Border Security Bills Into Law
Governor Greg Abbott signed a number of bills that will spend a record breaking amount to provide security along the Texas-Mexico border. The issue was named one of Abbott's emergency items at the beginning of the legislative session. Abbott says Texas is a safer place because of these bills.
Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a handful of bills that provide record-level spending on a state-led effort to provide more security along the Texas-Mexico border. The bills were deemed emergency items by the Governor at the start of the session but were some of the last pieces of legislation to be sent to his desk because of disagreements between the House and Senate.