BORDER SURGE TO COST $17-8 BILLION/MONTH2014-08-13

(Austin) Funding for surge operations to secure the Texas border could run out in a matter of months.  State lawmakers say the effort that includes National Guard deployment will cost 17-billion to 18-billion dollars a month.  They say the money will run out by late fall unless they find a new source of revenue or the federal government steps in. 


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