The troops will help at temporary holding facilities in the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso and aid Border Patrol units along ports of entry, officials said.
The 2020-21 budget, which state lawmakers approved in May, includes a significant boost in spending compared with two years ago.
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Gov. Greg Abbott signed Tuesday the high-priority House Bill 3, boosting per-student funding, reducing property taxes across the state – via @TexasTribune
Texas’ top political leaders announced that the Legislature had reached agreements on top priorities, including school finance and property tax reform.
More than 300 church and community members gathered Sunday morning to worship, pray, remember the shooting victims and to dedicate the new building.
Elaine Mendoza is the second woman and first Hispanic person to serve as the chair of the board of regents for the Texas A&M University System.
The proposal would boost the sales tax from 6.25% to 7.25%, generating revenue for property tax relief, if voters approve a constitutional amendment.
President Trump declared a border emergency, but Texas can provide a longer view of the range of things that might legally be considered “emergencies.”
Abbott focused on bread-and-butter policy in a forum that has often featured a lot of red meat.
Gov. Greg Abbott and 22 members of Congress from Texas sent a letter to President Trump stating their opposition to using Harvey aid for a border wall.