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.
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.