Dallas’s CBS News affiliate reports:
During a summit on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott said he will announce plans next week for Texas to begin building a wall along the southern border. “I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall in the state of Texas,” Abbott said.
Details such as costs and location were not immediately said by the governor as there are plans for an announcement. The governor and other law enforcement agencies took part in a summit on Thursday about security along the southern border.
During the summit, Abbott announced initiatives to address border concerns such as creating the Governor’s Task Force on Border and Homeland Security, as well as a $1 billion allocation towards border security.
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