Gov. Rick Perry is making no promises that Texas will roll back any of the deep state spending cuts imposed during past economic doldrums — not even $5.4 billion sliced from public schools.
83rd State Legislative session gets underway in Austin with a long list of priorities.
Around Arlington maroon and red have taken over near Cowboys Stadium as tailgaters are packing parking lots and partying before the big game.
Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
Racing the clock, the White House reached a New Year’s Eve accord with Senate Republicans late Monday to block across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts in government programs due to take effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.
For the past week, cars, pick-ups and SUV’s have lined up at Goodwill Industries donation sites. Some are loaded with clothes. Others carry large appliances and electronics.
Working against a midnight deadline, negotiators for the White House and congressional Republicans in Congress narrowed their differences Monday on legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases.
A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.
With five days to go before Congress goes “off the fiscal cliff,” a Fort Worth financial advisor has suggestions on how North Texans can prepare for it.
U.S. consumer confidence tumbled in December, driven lower by fears of sharp tax increases and government spending cuts set to take effect next week.
As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.
House Speaker John Boehner is proposing a ‘Plan B’ option to keep taxes from increasing on people making less than $1 million on Jan. 1.