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Gov Perry: Send Troops to the Border



Governor Perry--Troops to the Border
By Johnny Shannon
 
Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce  Monday afternoon that he is  sending Texas National Guard troops to the border.
 
The Governor is saying that he'll activate  as many as a thousand National Guard troops and send them to  the Rio Grande valley.    This is in addition to the extra DPS troopers assigned to the border as the influx of thouands of immigrant children continues.  
 
  A state memo suggests it will cost about twelve million dollars a month to fund the operation.
 
 Perry has long lobbied for National Guard troops to be at the border,

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