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Taxes, Immigration Top Texas Lawmakers’ Agenda

The start of Texas’ 140-day legislative session Tuesday may answer some key questions on several important topics, but it is sure to raise many others.

01/12/2015

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Texas Comptroller: Plunging Oil Prices ‘Dampened’ Budget Outlook

The first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.

01/12/2015

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Texas Lawmakers Set $94.3 Billion Budget Cap

Texas lawmakers have capped key parts of the next state budget at nearly $94.3 billion, up almost $10 billion from the current 2-year spending cycle.

12/01/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

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Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, Disease

Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.

07/02/2014

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Fleeting Paychecks Aren’t Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The Rise

Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Worn Out Dallas Streets Could Cost $900 Mil To Fix

Dallas streets are like the weather…no matter what the condition everyone seems to complain. But the city council faces enormous challenges trying to keep them viable, and claims it really needs about $900 million to fix all its damaged streets.

04/02/2014

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Powerball, Mega Millions Give State Budgets A Lift

The scores of losing players in last week’s $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich.

02/24/2014

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University of North Texas Faces Budget Problem

The University of North Texas is dealing with a multi-year budget problem.

02/21/2014

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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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Mayor Price: Fort Worth Turning Ship Around, Financially

After years of navigating rough financial waters, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price says this year,’I think we’ve turned the ship around.’

01/07/2014

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