Greg Abbott Discourages Defunding Police

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Abbott visits Fort Worth and makes a proposal he says is aimed at discouraging local cities from de funding. Their police department's given a rabbit was at Fort Worth Police headquarters to announce his proposal that any city that defunds its police department would have its property tax revenue frozen at its current level, Abbott said. His proposal comes as Austin voted to defund its police department. When Crime is on the rise, the last thing that we should do Is to defund law enforcement. Abbott was flanked by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnin, who condemned Austin's move. Law enforcement is not a toll of political agendas. And I would ask the city of Austin to quit using them is one Andrew Greenstein, NewsRadio 10 80 Keira Leigh

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