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Senators want more funds to stem flow of fentanyl at border

“We urge you to prioritize robust funding for border security and drug interdiction initiatives,” says the letter signed by both Democratic New Mexico Sens. Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Lujan, and Arizona’s Mark Kelly. “Much of the fentanyl that is destroying so many of our communities is being smuggled through our border checkpoints. To meaningfully address the fentanyl crisis, officers at our nation’s borders must be equipped to combat the flow of fentanyl and other illicit drugs.”