The Texas House is expected to work towards approving a new funding mechanism that would make about $900 million a year available for highways and bridges.
The government says Medicare’s giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033.
The Texas House cast a shocking vote on Tuesday to dismantle the state lottery — only to reverse itself after a few frantic hours.
Jeb Bush says that when it comes to overhauling public education: “You’ve got to go big or go home.”
A new coalition of Texas health providers want more funding for women’s health programs after the state cut off money to Planned Parenthood and other clinics.
83rd State Legislative session gets underway in Austin with a long list of priorities.
The tug-of-war between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and state universities is still going strong heading into the 2013 legislative session with new skirmishes over money looming.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus says lawmakers will fund public schools this session enough to keep up with booming enrollment growth _ a $2 billion proposition.
Texas District Judge Steve Yelenosky has issued an injunction that will keep Planned Parenthood in the Women’s Health Program pending resolution of their lawsuit.
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.
State lawmakers, hospital system administrators and dozens of women have urged Texas officials not to sever state funding to Planned Parenthood.
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.