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Lawmakers Grill State Officials Over Border Spending

At a committee hearing on Tuesday, state lawmakers questioned officials over what’s being accomplished with the millions of dollars in extra spending aimed at shoring up security along the Texas-Mexico border.

The exterior of the Texas Capitol in April 2014.

At a committee hearing on Tuesday, state lawmakers questioned officials over what’s being accomplished with the millions of dollars in extra spending aimed at shoring up security along the Texas-Mexico border.

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