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Report outlines costs of Texas border surge

Temporary funding for the border surge may run out soon after troops in training right now head south.

A Texas Senate hearing is breaking down how much surge operations and border issues are costing Texas.

The Texas Legislative Budget Board estimates the surge effort at the border will cost the state $17- to $18 million per month.

Read more: http://kxan.com/2014/08/12/report-outlines-costs-of-texas-border-surge/

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