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.
The Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen MakeMany college freshmen will soon be moving to their new campuses. They may have all the essentials they need for college, but when it comes to financial education, experts say many of them deserve an “F”.
State Officials: Gov. Abbott's Budget Vetoes May Be InvalidLine-items vetoes made by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who said Tuesday that the new Republican governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power.
Texas House Approves Slicing State Sales Taxes For 1st Time The House has preliminarily approved a $4.9 billion tax cut package featuring the first sales tax reduction in Texas history - setting the chamber up for a fight with the Senate over whose tax plan is best.
Texas Senate OKs Budget, But Long Way To Abbott's Desk AheadWith seven weeks left, the real wrangling in Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's first session now begins.
Following 18-Hour Debate, Texas Budget Battle Has Only Begun The budget plan bursts with big wins for Texas Republicans: more border security dollars, room for tax cuts and new jabs at abortion providers.
Texas House Trying School Finance Fix Amid Court FightThe Texas House is launching an ambitious attempt to fix the troubled way the state pays for public schools without waiting for the conclusion of a bitter, ongoing court battle.
Funding Battle Brewing As Billions Left Unspent In Texas House BudgetBillions of available dollars remain unspent under a House budget that sets up battles over tax cuts and extra money for roads and classrooms in the final two months of the Legislature.
High Price Tag Of Texas Border Security Plan Draws ScrutinyCalls for unprecedented border security spending in Texas are drawing bipartisan scrutiny as the Senate proposes doubling funding to pay for more manpower and crime-fighting technology.
Proposal Would Tap Texas Vehicle Sales Tax For Road BuildingIf passed by the Legislature and approved by voters, Nichols' plan wouldn't touch the first $2.5 billion generated annually, but would divert the rest for transportation infrastructure beginning in the 2018-2019 state budgetary cycle.