Millions of unemployed Americans have another reason to worry about “fiscal cliff” budget talks that seek to avoid looming tax increases and dire spending cuts come January.
An education expert says Texas is “above average” compared to other states in public-school student performance.
The Washington dealmakers who warn that a plunge off the “fiscal cliff” would be disastrous don’t seem to be rushing to stop it. Why aren’t they panicking?
House Republicans negotiating with President Barack Obama on avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff are proposing to increase the eligibility age for Medicare and to lower cost-of-living hikes in Social Security benefits.
Gov. Rick Perry has promised to fight tooth and nail against implementing the Affordable Care Act. But that doesn’t mean big changes aren’t coming to Texas health care.
The Texas Legislative Budget Board set a $77.9 billion cap on state spending Thursday for the 2014-15 budget year, a 10 percent increase above the current discretionary spending limit.
The City of Dallas has finalized its budget for the upcoming fiscal year starting October first.
The $71 million budget includes increases to water and trash pick up rates for residents.
Officials with Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were busy Wednesday pitching next year’s proposed $660 million spending plan during a Dallas City Council briefing session, this despite the looming uncertainty surrounding the American Airlines bankruptcy.
The City of Fort Worth is considering slashing funding for the arts in its upcoming budget. People in the arts community are asking the city to remove them from the city’s general fund budget altogether.
Advocates for social services are calling on Texas lawmakers to reverse budget cuts made during the last legislative session as the state shows signs of an early recovery from the recession.
Top Republicans are signaling that lawmakers will likely carve out another lean state budget next year even though the Texas economy is humming along for now.