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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Now that the budget axe is falling on Capitol Hill, the White House warns the cuts will be widespread.
A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.
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.
Every odd-numbered year, the Texas health and human services commissioner appears before state lawmakers hungry to cut spending on Medicaid.
By many accounts, Texas is already the best state in which to do business. Governor Rick Perry says he wants to cut business taxes further.
Gov. Rick Perry is making no promises that Texas will roll back any of the deep state spending cuts imposed during past economic doldrums — not even $5.4 billion sliced from public schools.