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Governor Abbot Announces Grant Funds to Fight Human Trafficking in Texas

Written by FWD501cReporter

CBS 11 reports Governor Abbot has announced $18 million in grants to combat human trafficking in Texas. The funds will go to state, local, public and private organizations to address the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and adults in Texas.

Dallas County will receive $232,261 and Tarrant County will receive $164,057. The awards will help fund local and statewide anti-trafficking efforts to protect children, investigate and prosecute traffickers, recover victims, and help survivors to heal.

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