Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Goddard border security action beats Brewer talk

Vote Goddard for Governor.

TUCSON -- Showing that real action means more than political hype, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is offering a new $50 million fund to local law enforcement in Arizona and along the U.S.-Mexico border for border-security projects.

The money comes from a $94 million settlement that Goddard's office reached with Western Union earlier this year to end a seven-year investigation into smugglers' use of wire companies to move money across the border.

Goddard's office sent out grant applications Monday to city, county and state law-enforcement agencies in Arizona, Texas, California and New Mexico. Each state is guaranteed at least $7 million, Goddard said.

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- adapted from ADS

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