Announcing his bid for lieutenant governor June 27, state Sen. Dan Patrick said Texas shouldn’t shortchange security on the U.S.-Mexico border, which he described as a federal responsibility but Texas’ problem.
The Houston Republican said in a video that he voted against the latest state budget, which, “despite increasing nearly 9 percent, actually cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs.”
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Says the 2014-15 state budget “cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs.”
Dan Patrick in June 27 campaign video
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