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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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Month-By-Month Financial Plan For 2014

Financial expert Cathy Dewitt Dunn visits CBS 11 News at 4 to give tips to meet your financial goals for the new year.

01/01/2014

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Mayor To Reimburse Airport

For most of us, a nice night out might cost a $100 or so. But how does $7,000 on dinner sound? The expense referenced took place in South Korea and some of the recipients were DFW Airport Board members and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

TX Sen. Cornyn Emphasizes Republican Unity After Budget Fight

Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying ‘Republicans are stronger when we are unified.’

10/23/2013

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Senate Rejects Democratic Debt Limit Extension

The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government’s ability to borrow money through next year.

10/12/2013

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Sen. Cruz Ends Talkathon, Senate Heads Toward Vote

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) celebrates as he speaks during a rally as other House Republicans look on after a vote September 20, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House has passed a spending bill 230-189 that defunds the Obamacare and keeps the government running until December 15, 2013.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Votes To Derail Obamacare, Fund Government

The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama’s health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.

09/20/2013

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

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