Local government

Texas AG: State Benefits For Same-Sex Partners Are IllegalTexas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued a general opinion on whether local municipalities and school districts can grant benefits to the domestic partners of employees -- Abbott said if they do they're breaking Texas law.
Fort Worth Mayor: "I Want To Continue The Job"Betsy Price likes her job as the mayor of Fort Worth and wants to keep it. Today, surrounded by supporters, Price announced that she will seek re-election.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
NRH Proposes Building New City Hall CenterOne North Texas city has big plans to bring life to the site of what was once a popular shopping mall. North Richland Hills wants to build a new city hall along Highway 26, on the 80-acre site that was once North Hills Mall.
Dallas Council Eliminating One Furlough Day For City WorkersCity employees will find some more money in their paychecks next year, as the City Council moves to eliminate one of the unpaid furlough days for city workers that were put in place as a cost-cutting measure during the recession.