Steve McCraw

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TX Lawmakers Say Special Session May Be Needed To Secure Border

State Rep. Debbie Riddle says that the surge of illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande Valley has passed crisis levels, with over 100,000 expected to be captured this year.


Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

State Campaign To Combat Human Trafficking

Various local, state and federal officials plan to announce a new Texas campaign to combat human trafficking. The announcement will be made in Houston Tuesday.


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Fired Texas A&M Executive Hired By Texas DPS

A close friend of Gov. Rick Perry’s who was fired as a Texas A&M University System executive after brandishing a pocket knife has a new job.