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City of Dallas proposes budget cuts for Animal Services. (credit: CBSDFW.com)

Dallas Animal Advocates Petition Against City Budget Cuts

A possible $30 million shortfall has the city of Dallas considering budget cuts this year, which includes funding for its Animal Services Department.

06/01/2014

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

18 UT Students Arrested During Budget Cut Protests

Eighteen students were arrested while protesting proposed budget cuts at the University of Texas at Austin on Wednesday.

04/24/2014

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Davis Calls For Settlement In School Finance Suit

Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis is calling on Texas to settle a school finance lawsuit and convene a special session of the Legislature.

02/10/2014

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Local Arts Council Sharing Keys To Success With Capitol Hill

The head of the Fort Worth’s Arts Council is in Washington D.C. to share a survival story. The arts community in Fort Worth managed to avoid deep budget cuts by creating harmony with a cash-strapped city government.

CBS 11–11/19/2013

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Despite Attached Strings, City Ready To Accept Fire Grant $$

The Fort Worth Fire Department is hoping Homeland Security in Washington D.C. will throw them a financial lifeline by way of grant money — but that lifeline would come with serious strings attached.

CBS 11–10/30/2013

City of Fort Worth

Cheers & Jeers For Approved City Of Fort Worth Budget

Fort Worth passed a $1.45 billion budget that closed a $40 million budget gap, reduced cuts to the fire department, keeps tax levels as they are and promises to continue maintenance on sports complexes, alleys and streets.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

Fort Worth Firefighter Patch (credit: Fort Worth Fire Dept.)

Emergency Crews Concerned Budget Cuts Will Effect Response Time

Budget cuts have emergency crews worried about how it will affect their ability to quickly respond to emergencies. In this case, the old adage of time is money has been flipped. Money is time.

CBS 11–08/15/2013

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Grand Prairie Fighting To Save Helicopter Jobs

Business leaders, workers and lawmakers are fighting to save some 100 Grand Prairie jobs that may fall victim to Pentagon budget cuts. American Eurcopter’s U.S. headquarters is located at the Grand Prairie Airport.

CBSDFW.COM–06/07/2013

A picture taken of Air Traffic Controllers as they monitor flight traffic in a control tower. (credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

13 Texas Airports Lose Money For Air Traffic Control

Thirteen small Texas airports will lose federal money for staffing air traffic control facilities as the Federal Aviation Administration works to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget.

03/22/2013

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Sequestration Cuts Will Be Widespread, Won’t All Be Felt Immediately

Now that the budget axe is falling on Capitol Hill, the White House warns the cuts will be widespread.

CBS 11–03/01/2013

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Spending Cuts Could Impact DFW Airports

A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.

02/25/2013

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Texas Airports Could Be Hit By Shutdown

Federal officials say air traffic control centers at 25 smaller Texas airports could close or see hours reduced if automatic federal spending cuts take effect next week.

02/22/2013

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