US Is Preparing To Begin Building Part Of Texas Border WallLast March, Congress approved more than $600 million for 33 miles of new barriers in the Rio Grande Valley.
Trump Backs Deal To Reopen Government For 3 Weeks, Allows Federal Workers To Receive PayPresident Donald Trump has announced a short-term deal to reopen the government as the shutdown went into its 35th day.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Talks Border Security, School Funding, Teacher Pay RaisesLt. Gov.Patrick made his comments during a one-on-one interview with CBS 11 at his office in the Texas Capitol Wednesday afternoon.
Refugees And Asylum-Seeking Families Keep Crossing Border, Wall Or No WallPresident Donald Trump's push for a $5.7 billion wall is unlikely on its own to stop refugees and asylum-seeking families, who are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border by the thousands each month.
Senator Cornyn On Government Shutdown: 'This Needs To Come To An End'U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) was in Dallas Tuesday to discuss a new law that cracks down on human traffickers and helps their victims.
Texas Rep. Will Hurd Calls Wall "Least Affective" Border Security MeasureTexas Congressman Will Hurd is calling on a solution to U.S. border security with an emphasis on technology — not a physical barrier.
Gov. Abbott Touts School Funding Overhaul During Inauguration Speech: 'We Will Pay Our Teachers More, We Will Make Our Schools Safer'Governor Abbott did not say anything about needing a border wall in Texas during his inauguration speech despite some onlookers chanting, "Build a wall."
Cornyn, Cruz, Abbott, Texas GOP Urges President Trump Not To Use Harvey Recovery Funds On Border WallU.S. Senators and Representatives from Texas, along with Gov. Abbott sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use Harvey recovery funds in order to end the partial government shutdown.
A Look At President Trump's Ability To Declare A National Emergency: 'The President Has A Lot Of Authority'President Donald Trump said Thursday he would "almost definitely" declare a national emergency if Democrats won't agree to fund his proposed border wall or barrier along the southern border.
Federal Employees In North Texas Rally To End Government ShutdownIn Dallas members of the American Federation of Government Employees and workers from other affected agencies are protesting against the government shutdown.
As Trump Prepares To Visit Border, Some Landowners Dig In For Wall FightThe government has started surveying land along the Texas border, but rather than surrender their land, some property owners are digging in.
Texas Landowners Dig In To Fight Trump's Border WallRather than surrender their land, some property owners are digging in, vowing to reject buyout offers and preparing to fight the administration in court.
Dallas Family Prepared For Lengthy Shutdown As 2 Work For Federal Agency"We have tried to be fiscally responsible so we have cash reserves to carry us through several months," said Lisa Schaub.
President Trump Addresses Nation On Border Wall; Texas Leaders RespondPresident Trump reiterated there is a "crisis" at the southern border but offering no new policy or approach. He did not declare a national emergency, as he has been considering.
Partial Government Shutdown On Track To Become Longest EverAs the government shutdown drags into its third week with no solution in sight, the prolonged stalemate is nearing several major turning points.