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New Texas Laws 2023

Rural Texas sheriffs, stretched thin, are getting an injection of cash from state lawmakers

With little in local tax revenue to help pay staff, rural Texas sheriffs are often forced to do more with less. Lawmakers hope a new grant program will help rebuild the ranks of rural law enforcement.

A K-9 unit sits outside the Hudspeth County Sheriff's office in Fort Hancock on May 19, 2010.

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