Arizona Lawmaker Demos State-Funded Virtual Fence Proposal

Arizona Lawmaker Demos State-Funded Virtual Fence Proposal PHOENIX – A parking lot next to Arizona’s state capitol was briefly turned into a virtual border fence demonstration site on Tuesday.  Republican State Sen. Bob Worsley wants the state to buy hundreds of mobile sensor stations and install them along Arizona’s southern border. His technology of choice […]

Senator wants Arizona to spend $30 million on virtual border fence

Senator wants Arizona to spend $30 million on virtual border fence As a 25-foot tower set up in the state Senate parking lot scanned those walking by Tuesday, a senator said Arizona should invest in such a system to help the Border Patrol. “In my opinion, this tower, what we’re looking at here, is the […]

Arizona senator unveils equipment for virtual border fence

Arizona senator unveils equipment for virtual border fence PHOENIX — Republican State Sen. Bob Worsley unveiled Tuesday equipment that would be used to virtually monitor the border between Arizona and Mexico as part of a bill he’s proposed in the Senate. It’s the second attempt at securing the border through means of a virtual fence […]

Measure would use taxpayer money to fund infrared cameras for border use

Measure would use taxpayer money to fund infrared cameras for border use Arizona taxpayers may spend $30 million to do little more than find out how good – or bad – a job the federal government does in securing the border. The measure approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Government and Environment proposes to […]