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Abbott Funds Border War at Juvenile’s Expense

Operation Lone Star, Governor Greg Abbot’s ill-fated attempt to increase border security, is on track to cost the state billions of dollars....

Is Operation Lone Star Violating Civil Rights Laws?

Gov. Greg Abbott’s ‘golden child’ project continues to backfire on him, as Operation Lone Star deals with an alleged civil rights violation...

Abbott’s Border Mission Targets Pot

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's precious border mission evolved from their mission to crack down on drug smugglers and human traffickers, and is...

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

This article was originally published by the Texas Observer, a nonprofit investigative news outlet. Sign up for their weekly newsletter, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter....

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...

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