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.
Fort Worth has a plan to avoid understaffed fire houses due to budget cuts without more money or manpower.
A budget battle in Fort Worth has flooded city hall with letters, e-mails and calls. The source of the outcry is either an educational campaign or a scare tactic depending on who you ask.
Firefighters in Fort Worth are turning to former chiefs to help convince city leaders that cost-cutting in their department would come with dangerous consequences.
Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
Budget cuts have emergency crews worried about how it will affect their ability to quickly respond to emergencies. In this case, the old adage of time is money has been flipped. Money is time.
The budget would do away with 36 vacant jobs in the Fire Department and 46 vacant jobs in the Police Department. The city will layoff 16 people in the Planning Department as part of a reorganization.
It’s time for the back to school tug of war. Kids want all the latest fashions and parents want to help keep costs under control.
August is in full swing and that means school is about to start. As incoming freshman and parents experience new situations, there’s an increased likelihood of making mistakes. Check out the big 3!
Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise in three years in 2014 under a new budget approved by trustees.
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.
A final deal on a new Texas budget remains elusive despite Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst saying that both sides had settled the key issues.