The decision is expected to become official next week -- after a comment period.
The new lab will study livestock diseases and some of the world's most dangerous biological threats.
Perry and the Texas Bio and Agro-Defense Consortium noted that
the site selection process started in January 2006. But they're upset because DHS gave no indication until February 2008 that financial incentives -- by state and local governments -- could affect the site selection.
The Texas Legislature meets every two years and wasn't in session last year.
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