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.
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.
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.
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.
A top Texas senator says the state must change how it pays for health and human services.
The White House issued an official response to a petition calling for the United States government to secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.
The 83rd Texas Legislature has convened for its 140-day regular session where it will tackle the state budget, students testing, water issues, health care and hundreds of proposed new laws.
Republican Comptroller Susan Combs on Monday releases her biennial revenue estimate — the crucial number that sets the limit on what lawmakers can spend for 2014 and 2015.
A criminal investigation marred Texas’ signature programs that use taxpayer funds to boost private startups in 2012, and lawmakers this year must decide how much of an appetite they have to keep the money flowing.
Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
Racing the clock, the White House reached a New Year’s Eve accord with Senate Republicans late Monday to block across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts in government programs due to take effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.
Working against a midnight deadline, negotiators for the White House and congressional Republicans in Congress narrowed their differences Monday on legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases.