NFL owners nearly tripled the commissioner’s compensation in the 2011 tax year and likely made Goodell the best paid commissioner in U.S. sports.
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.
According to final figures released Friday by the Major League Baseball Players Association, the rise was the steepest since 2007. The boost was helped by an increase in the minimum salary from $414,000 to $480,000.
An expert economist has testified in the public school finance trial that Texas teacher quality in the state is dropping, largely because of low pay in a competitive market.
It’s probably no surprise to women that men still, on average, make more money than they do. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, last year women made only 77-cents for every dollar that men made.
A new study out Monday says women in Texas are still earning less than men. But economists say, the numbers, in this case, don’t tell the whole story.
New numbers released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that women in Texas are earning about 85-percent as their male counterparts.
First the head of the Fort Worth ISD announced a district headquarters shake-up, then the district approved a $600 million budget for the coming school year, now Walter Dansby is out to give a monetary reward all district employees.
Spurrier and his SEC colleagues would like to give football and men’s basketball players “approximately $3,500 to $4,000” – out of pocket, for the entire year to cover expenses.
According to a study of major league contracts by The Associated Press, the Marlins, Tigers, Rangers and Angels all had big boosts in payroll during the offseason along with the Rays and Royals.
A group of professors seeking reform in college sports wants to explore the possibility of an antitrust exemption, which could allow the NCAA to better regulate spending on coaches’ salaries and other costs.
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.