Military Services Detail Plans For $30 Billion Budget BoostThe military services have delivered to Congress blueprints for increasing the defense budget by more than $30 billion to pay for new jet fighters, armored vehicles, improved training and more.
Texas Among The Two-Thirds Of States Facing Budget ChallengesThe $4 billion that lawmakers left unspent after their last session two years ago appears to have evaporated. Now Texas could be as much as $6 billion short of the money needed just to keep the status quo.
Cash Crunch, Bathroom Bill Battle Await Texas LawmakersA cash crunch and a potential policy showdown over a North Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill are raising tensions as Texas lawmakers return to work today.
Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts LikelyA prolonged oil slump is leaving Texas with a grim spending forecast, and one top Republican lawmaker says budget cuts are now certain.
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.

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