House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Texas Lawmakers Working To Reverse Medicaid Budget CutsThere may be help on the way for tens of thousands of disabled Texas children on the verge of losing much needed therapy to budget cuts.
Funding For Fort Worth Seniors Comes Up ShortOut of a new 1.7-billion-dollar budget approved by the city, only an extra $40,000 are set to go into the 13 senior citizen centers across Fort Worth.
Frisco ISD Considers Budget Cuts After $30M ShortfallFrisco ISD has a $30 million budget shortfall looming after voters rejected a tax increase to offset it.
Plano Considering Tax CutThe proposed budget comes at the expense of not only the police department's wish list but also the parks department's request for more frequent mowing and the libraries desire for more books.
Parkland's Budget Crunch: The Pocketbook Cost Of Texas PoliticsDallas County’s healthcare safety net is now looking to make up a roughly $100 million budget shortfall—while some local leaders blame Texas politics for a stalemate that leaves both poor patients and taxpayers on the hook.
Oil Bust Sends Texas Budget Writers Back To WorkThe biggest Texas oil bust in decades has lawmakers taking stock of the fallout as other energy producing states slash spending.
House GOP To Miss Budget Deadline Amid Divisions In CaucusHouse Republicans are departing Washington having missed a deadline to pass their long-stalled budget and not appearing to be trying very hard to revive it.
Paul Ryan Is Not Running For President, Or Passing A BudgetRyan's national stature is such that he had to call a news conference to deny he wants to be president. Back on Capitol Hill, he's about to blow through a statutory deadline to pass an annual budget.
President Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Trillion 2017 Spending PlanPresident Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives.
Dallas City Council Approves $24M To Improve RoadsDallas streets aren't expected to get any better this year but they shouldn't get any worse either, according to city officials
5 Simple Ways To Cut Costs From Your BudgetWith just a few extra steps, you'll find yourself saving a lot of money every month. Here are five quick ways to plan for a better future while saving big bucks at home.

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