23 new laws went into effect for the state of Texas on Saturday, Jan. 1. These laws, passed during the regular 87th Legislative Session in spring, 2021, encompass everything from chicken coop taxes to public safety funding measures, and almost everything in between. 

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Christmas Day brought yet another bailout involving undocumented immigrants to McMullen County, this time near State Highway 16. 

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McMullen County has been front in center in the ongoing border crisis, which has dominated this year’s news cycle. As immigration rates continue to rise, along with more and more bailouts and arrests related to undocumented immigrants, one person has been in the forefront of that fight – McM…

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