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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

2011 World Series Game 7 - Texas Rangers v St Louis Cardinals

Cruz’s $16 Mil Deal With Rangers Is Backloaded

Under the agreement announced Friday, Cruz’s 2013 salary can rise by an additional $500,000 based on plate appearances in 2012.

02/14/2012

Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers - Game Two

Rangers Finalize 3-Year Deal With Andrus

Shortstop Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers have finalized a $14.4 million, three-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.

02/08/2012

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Some Dallas Council Members Remain Upset With City’s Attendance Policy

The simple task of taking detailed attendance records during public meetings continues to stir controversy among members of the Dallas City Council more than two years after the measure was enacted.

12/20/2011

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

(credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

MLB Average Salary Up 2.7 Percent To $3.1M

The average figures to go up next year, with the minimum salary rising from $414,000 to $480,000 under the new labor contract.

12/05/2011

A working woman sits wearing a business suit. (credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Women Closing Gender Earnings Gap

Men, on average, still earn more money than women. But, new research shows women making huge gains toward closing that gap — especially in Texas.

11/02/2011

Is Hamilton worth it?

Whoever gives Josh Hamilton his next contract is going to have to pay over 100 million dollars. As Hamilton continues to battle his addiction on a daily basis, should the Rangers continue to buy into […]

09/28/2010

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