Arizona to Pay $2.1 Million to Biden Admin Over Makeshift Border Wall

Posted on AllSides August 31st, 2023
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Arizona has agreed to pay the Biden administration $2.1 million as part of a settlement for a lawsuit the Department of Justice had filed against the state over a makeshift wall made of shipping containers at the Arizona–Mexico border.

The state was given a bill of $2.1 million on Aug. 22 by the U.S. Forest Service, Judy Kioski, a spokeswoman for Arizona's Division of Emergency Management said, the Arizona Republic reported on Aug. 30.

The funds would by used by the Forest Service, which indicated that addressing the damage done to federal and...

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