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Lawmaker to State Troopers: Help Fight Drug Cartels

A border-area lawmaker in Texas wants state troopers to help the federal government stop southbound weapons and funds that are boosting Mexican drug cartels. Hernán Rozemberg of public radio's Fronteras Desk reports.

by Hernán Rozemberg
Border Patrol Checkpoint on Hwy 118, south of Alpine, Tex.

A border-area lawmaker in Texas wants state troopers to help the federal government stop southbound weapons and funds that are boosting Mexican drug cartels.

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