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01/29/2014 07:02 am ET Updated Jan 29, 2014

Arizona Lawmaker Wants $30 Million For 'Virtual Fence'

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PHOENIX — An Arizona legislator wants the state to spend $30 million for a high-tech surveillance network near the U.S. border with Mexico.

Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, said the "virtual fence" consisting of 200 radar-camera units would monitor cross-border movement by people and vehicles to see if the federal government keeps its promises to secure the border.

"My proposal is just to monitor," Worsley said. "Trust but verify."

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