Arlington Voters To Decide On Tax Extension For New BallparkToday, Arlington residents will decide whether to okay an extension of sales, hotel and rental car taxes currently being used to pay for AT&T Stadium to finance the new ballpark.
Dallas Mayor Rawlings Supports Plans For New Subway LineRawlings is planning for the future, even as some city council members said the past could bankrupt Dallas. They’re concerned about a 20-year-old lawsuit involving police and firefighter pay that’s heading for court soon.
Arlington City Council To Consider Final Approval Of New Ballpark PlanThe Arlington city council will consider final approval of a plan for a new billion-dollar, taxpayer-subsidized stadium for the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Dallas Moves To Crack Down On So-Called "Slumlords"The City of Dallas wants to crack down on slumlords by taking steps towards updating the city’s housing codes.
Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Congress Inks Pact On Permanent Internet Access Tax BanHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on bipartisan legislation to make permanent a moratorium that prevents states from taxing access to the Internet.
New Obamacare Challenge Reaching Supreme CourtOpponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and say they will be back with more if this one fails.
Bigger Bite For Health Law Penalty On UninsuredThe federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695 for next year, and supporters of President Barack Obama's overhaul are urging the administration to highlight that increase as a marketing strategy.
3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax ReturnIf you haven't already begun, now's the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.
Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Health Care Law A Texas doctor's challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
Texas Drivers Could See Gas Tax Increases At Federal & State LevelsLawmakers both in Washington and Austin are considering possible gas tax increases to pay for much needed road improvements. Last week federal lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan plan to raise the federal gasoline tax by 12-cents.
Court Rules $5-Per-Patron Tax At Strip Clubs LegalA $5-per-customer tax at Texas strip clubs is legal, a state appeals court has ruled.