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State Senate approves bill to spend $1.5 billion for border walls, more policing of Liberty County development

Along with the money to build more border barriers, Senate Bill 6 would devote $49 million to beef up law enforcement of the Colony Ridge development that’s become a target of far-right media.

A portion of the Texas-funded wall at Rio Grande City on Jan. 11, 2022.

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