Texas likely to spring for $100 million for border protection surge this summer

In a late-hour intervention, Gov. Greg Abbott persuaded House and Senate budget negotiators to tap the state’s rainy day fund, drawn mostly from oil and natural gas production tax money, for $100 million to be spent through Aug. 31.

Texas likely to spring for $100 million for border protection surge this summer

This is a developing story.AUSTIN — Texas apparently will spend $100 million to pay for surge operations at the U.S-Mexico border this summer,…


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