McCain Introduces New Border Bill

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From -Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl have introduced a new 10-point border security bill to Congress Thursday. The bill is similar to one McCain and Kyl proposed in May 2010. If passed, the bill would require the federal government to:Deploy no fewer than 6,000 National Guard to the U.S./ Mexico border at a total cost of $6 million.Increase funding for the Southwest Border Prosecutors Initiative, a program that reimburses state and local governments in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas for the cost of prosecuting federally initiated drug cases involving the border. Total cost: $250 million for five years.  More News New Mexico


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