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.
Advocates for social services are calling on Texas lawmakers to reverse budget cuts made during the last legislative session as the state shows signs of an early recovery from the recession.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking official corporate partnerships for the first time as it struggles with budget cuts, drought and wildfires.
The proposed City of Dallas budget still has a $25 million gap, but that’s better than the situation a few months ago and better than the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of shortfalls the city has dealt with in recent years.
It’s not as bad as last year, but the Dallas Independent School District faces more multi-million dollar budget cuts.
The district is still struggling with budget cuts.
A new survey reveals education budget cuts are significantly affecting Texas students – negatively.
The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees has voted to close 11 schools in a cost-cutting measure slated to save the district $11.5 million for the 2012-2013 school year.
Students and parents in Mansfield might not like the latest effect of school budget cuts. The school district is proposing some students stay in class until almost 5:00 p.m. It’s part of a move to try to cut an additional $13 millon from the district’s budget before next year.
Dallas County Commissioners are slashing budget items, as the county sees less tax revenue coming in.
More Texas school districts are lining up to fight the state in court over the way public education is being paid for. Dealing with some $4 billion in cuts from public schools, nearly 150 school districts have signed up to sue the state.
While the state legislature hasn’t been in session for months, North Texas is starting to see some of the side effects from massive education budget cuts.