'It Breaks Our Hearts': Arlington Mayor Laments New Stadium With No Fans During Coronavirus Pandemic"Pandemics hit tourism very hard. But in addition to that, we've also had our manufacturing hit," said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams.
Mayors, Including 1 From North Texas, Urge Congress To Send Billions More In Coronavirus ReliefArlington Mayor Jeff Williams spoke out Wednesday during a conference call by the U.S. Conference of Mayors about the economic pain.
Despite Budget Hit Hard By Coronavirus, Comptroller Says Texas Will Fulfill School Funding CommitmentsTexas will go from having a nearly $3 billion surplus to a nearly $4.6 billion shortfall by the end of the two-year budget cycle in August 2021.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants To Defund Bureaucracy: 'We Have A Lot Of Bloat And Fat At City Hall'"The size of the city hall bureaucracy has without a doubt grown over the years. It needs to be stopped," said Mayor Johnson.
City Of Dallas Furloughs 500 Employees Across Different DepartmentsEmpty restaurants and stores along with the rest of the coronavirus shutdown slashed sales tax revenues in the city.
Coronavirus In Texas: Tough Budgets Ahead For City Of DallasEmpty restaurants and stores along with the rest of the Covid-19 shutdown will slash sales tax revenues in the city of Dallas.
Dallas City Manager Warns Employees Of Tough Times Due To Reduction Of Sales Tax Revenue During COVID-19 PandemicThe Dallas City Council will be briefed on May 6 on expense reductions because of the significant drop in sales tax revenue.
COVID-19 Budget Shortfall In North Richland Hills Results In Across The Board Employee Pay CutsBad news for full-time workers in the City of North Richland Hills. Leaders there announced Thursday that there are going to be immediate budget and pay cuts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cash Crunch, Bathroom Bill Battle Await Texas LawmakersA cash crunch and a potential policy showdown over a North Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill are raising tensions as Texas lawmakers return to work today.
Despite Attached Strings, City Ready To Accept Fire Grant $$The Fort Worth Fire Department is hoping Homeland Security in Washington D.C. will throw them a financial lifeline by way of grant money -- but that lifeline would come with serious strings attached.
Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of FundsAn agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall.
Parents Begin Preparing For DISD School ClosingsNo amount of campaigning could save the 11 DISD schools set to be shut down due to massive state budget cuts.
Some Say Class Size Increases Result Of State Budget CutsWhile the state legislature hasn’t been in session for months, North Texas is starting to see some of the side effects from massive education budget cuts.
Keller ISD Still Looking For Students To Ride Buses Just days before school starts, some parents in Keller are still concerned about how their children will get there.
Public Invited To Dallas Budget Town Hall MeetingsThe Dallas City Council got its first in-depth look at the proposed city budget on Monday. Now, the public is being encouraged to give their input.