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Growing Tension At DISD Despite Budget Approval

Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise in three years in 2014 under a new budget approved by trustees.

06/28/2013

Texas State Capitol

Source: Texas Lawmakers Reach Deal On State Budget

Texas lawmakers reached a deal Friday on a two-year spending plan that would restore $3.93 billion to public schools and clear the way for taking $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund for water projects, according to a state official close the negotiations.

05/17/2013

Texas State Capitol

Democrats Say They’ll Counter Texas Budget Offer

A final deal on a new Texas budget remains elusive despite Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst saying that both sides had settled the key issues.

05/17/2013

The top of a Form 1040 individual income tax return is seen atop a stack of papers. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Texas House Shifts Focus To Tax Breaks

The Texas House will begin slowly and selectively whittling down the state business tax this week, as Republicans work to make good on a promise to cut taxes.

05/06/2013

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House Set To Vote On $875M Spending Bill

An $875 million spending bill that includes $500 million extra for public schools heads for a major vote in the Texas Legislature.

04/26/2013

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In Reversal, House Reauthorizes Lottery Commission

The Texas House cast a shocking vote on Tuesday to dismantle the state lottery — only to reverse itself after a few frantic hours.

04/23/2013

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Texas Lawmakers Boost State Spending

The Texas Legislature may not be spending quite like a drunken sailor, but lawmakers have certainly got the checkbook out as they work on the next state budget.

03/31/2013

Mayor Price

State Of The City Address Includes Budget Cut Details

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gave her second State of the City Address Tuesday morning. During the speech she told more than 1,000 business and community leaders that she’s going to slash the budget so the city can finally operate without deficits.

CBSDFW.COM–03/05/2013

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Entertaining DFW Grandparents On A Budget

From movie theaters to outdoor attractions, DFW truly values its senior citizens and wants these individuals to experience the best that DFW has to offer.

03/01/2013

The Texas State Capitol building. (credit: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

Teachers, Parents Stage School Rally At Capitol

More than 2,000 teachers, students, parents and school administrators from around Texas are rallying at the state Capitol to demand the restoration of $5.4 billion in public education cuts the Legislature approved in 2011.

02/23/2013

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DART Expecting More Riders As Gas Prices Climb

Officials with Dallas Area Rapid transit (DART) are optimistic they’ll see a bump in ridership because of spiking gasoline prices. Gas prices have been on the rise for more than a month and public transportation systems across North Texas have seen an increase in passengers.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2013

Texas Senate Chair Calls For Changes To Health Budget

A top Texas senator says the state must change how it pays for health and human services.

01/30/2013

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