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Elon Musk To Donate Millions To Cameron County

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File photo: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk (Hannibal Hanschke/Pool via AP)

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he’s going to donate millions to Cameron County. Musk confirmed in a tweet yesterday he plans to invest 20-million dollars to be earmarked for improvements in Cameron County schools. He said he’ll be donating another ten-million to the city of Brownsville for a downtown facelift.

The investment coincides with Musk’s intention to further develop the Starbase region of Boca Chica near Brownsville where SpaceX operates a test site. Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez welcomes the private sector donation, saying it puts the city’s revitalization plans for its historic downtown area on a much faster track.

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