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Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

City Of Dallas Passes Budget With Merit Pay Raises

The Dallas City Council passed a new budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, as required by law. And though the economy is improving, the vote was not without controversy.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Judge Blocks Disclosure Of Retired Lawmakers’ Pensions

A state district judge in Austin has rejected a lawsuit that sought to discover how much retired lawmakers as a group are collecting in state pensions.

02/05/2013

A woman takes a photo of the Texas Senate chamber during the 82nd Legislative session. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Bill Would Ban Officials’ Future Double-Dipping

A bill filed in the Texas House would prohibit state elected officials from “double-dipping,” or officially retiring to collect their pensions while still drawing a salary.

01/10/2013

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Fort Worth Police Officers Fight To Save Pension

The Fort Worth Police Association took its battle to keep its pension to the public. It sent out 15,000 mailers saying a new plan tells police not to risk their lives to save citizens because it’s too expensive.

CBS 11–10/22/2012

DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pensions, Ice, Camp Highlight NHL Labor Talks

The NHL Players Association made a number of presentations to owners on Thursday, as talks between the union and the NHL concluded for the week.

07/26/2012

Ramp personnel load baggage into a departing American Airlines flight on August 15, 2001. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Fighting Off Hostile Takeover Rumors From US Airways

American Airlines wants to eliminate 1,200 nonunion jobs as it cuts costs while under bankruptcy protection.

04/18/2012

Ramp personnel load baggage into a departing American Airlines flight on August 15, 2001. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Will Freeze Most Pensions, Not Kill Them

American, which is based in Fort Worth, told employees of the decision Wednesday.

03/07/2012

Texas Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth. (credit: Texas House of Representatives)

Fort Worth Rep. Wants Pension ‘Double Dippers’ Revealed

Fort Worth Democrat Lon Burnam wants to stop the hidden perk of pension ‘double dipping’, reserved exclusively for elected officials, and he plans to file legislation that would reveal which Texas politicians are doing it.

03/06/2012

The production line at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo credit General Motors)

GM Plans To Freeze Salaried Workers’ Pensions

General Motors Co. (GM) plans to freeze its U.S. pension plan for longtime white-collar workers and give all salaried employees annual bonuses but not pay raises in an effort to hold down expenses.

02/16/2012

American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Pressure American Airlines To Save Pensions

The federal pension-insurance agency is increasing pressure on American Airlines to save its retirement plans instead of dumping its pension obligations.

01/31/2012

Several American Airlines MD-80 aircrafts at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Feds: American Airlines Underpaid On Pensions

Federal officials say American Airlines contributed only $6.5 million of the $100 million it was supposed to pay into employee pension plans this week.

01/19/2012

Republican Presidential Debate Held In Sioux City

Perry Double Dips State Salary And Pension

A personal financial disclosure form that presidential candidates are required to file shows that Perry is collecting his $7,700 monthly state pension.

12/16/2011