Abbott Uses Coronavirus Relief Funds To Fund Border Mission

Operation Lone Star, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Border mission has been mostly funded with federal coronavirus aid, around roughly $1 billion that...

National Guard ‘Rolls The Dice’ On Health And Death Benefits

Operation Lone Star members are getting short-changed when it comes to health and death benefits. Since it was Gov. Greg Abbott who...

Lack Of Equipment Drowns Texas National Guard

In the wake of Specialist Bishop Evan drowning while trying to save a migrant's life, Texas National Guard members stood idly by...

Abbott’s Border Initiative Defunds State Law Enforcement

Last Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott’s was approved with a  $495 million transfer from other state agencies to continue funding his border initiative,...

Greg Abbott’s Wasteful Border War Is Draining The State’s Coffers

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Reality Check: Seven Times Texas Leaders Misled The Public About Operation Lone Star

This story was originally published by ProPublica. Earlier this month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ratcheted up pressure on President...

National Guard Or Expensive Scarecrows? Troops Deployed To Private Ranches

Earlier this year, National Guard members that are part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s highly touted border mission were dispatched to famous Texas...

Did Abbott Find A Way To “California” Texas National Guard?

Making history, Operation Lone Star’s troops are the first known Guardsmen to unionize in a state active duty status. 

Why Doesn’t Abbott Take Orders From The President?

The battle of the National Guard doesn’t rest. On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott filed a motion to block the military from enforcing...

Reservists Organization Blasts Abbott & Paxton for Soldier Discrimination

Even as Governor Greg Abbott comes under repeated fire for unsafe working conditions the Texas National Guard is experiencing serving in Operation...

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