TITLE

El Paso County Commissioners Vote to Halt Border Wall

AUTHOR(S)
WILLIAMSON, RICHARD
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/7/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32875, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the controversy surrounding the construction of a border wall at the southern tip of Texas. It states that while federal funding has been announced for the construction, local government opposition has formed at the western end. El Paso County, Texas commissioners have voted 3 to 1 on a resolution demanding a halt to the construction. U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes said that the Department of Homeland Security is not communicating with the border communities.
ACCESSION #
32758652

 

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