U.S. Postal Service Bets On Higher Stamp Prices To Fix WoesBuffeted by threats from Amazon drones to deliveries by golf cart, the U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay competitive. It is seeking more freedom to raise prices for mailing letters.
Property Tax Rate Decrease Proposed In Tarrant CountyThe Tarrant County Commissioners Court was presented with a balanced budget proposal which includes a 1 cent decrease from the current tax rate.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsHouse Republicans have unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump.
Battles Over Health Care, Budget Await Congress' ReturnLawmakers are returning from their July 4 recess with an added objective -- averting some full-blown political disasters.
Frisco ISD Approves Athletics Fee To Close Budget ShortfallFrisco ISD approved a package of 60 proposals 6 to 1 to cut costs and raise revenues to help offset a $5.8 million hole in the budget created after voters rejected a tax increase last summer.
Governor Signs Texas' $217B Budget, Cuts $120M With VetoesGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a 2018-2019 state budget worth around $217 billion, but vetoed about $120 million in planned expenditures.
Frisco ISD To Consider Pay-To-Play Sports Over Budget ShortfallThe Frisco ISD is still trying to figure out how to deal with a $30 million budget shortfall.
Frisco ISD Mulling $30 Million Budget Shortfall Following Failed Bond ProposalThe Frisco school board got to hear about the latest ideas to cut into a $30 million budget shortfall resulting from a failed bond proposal.
Texas Senate OKs Plan To Slow Local Property Tax Increases The Texas Senate has approved a plan designed to slow the increase of local property taxes as Republicans scramble to deliver on fiscally conservative promises despite a state budget crunch.
Trump's Budget Boosts Military But Cuts GOP, Dem FavoritesThe president's initial budget proposal, submitted to Congress on Thursday, would boost defense spending by $54 billion, the largest increase since Ronald Reagan's military buildup of the 1980s.
Trump Budget Slashes Agency Money To Boost Defense SpendingPresident Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military and a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
President Trump To Push Pentagon Upgrade Aboard US Aircraft CarrierPresident Donald Trump is planning to meet with sailors and shipbuilders on an aircraft carrier in Virginia as he promotes his plans for a major buildup of the nation's military.

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