DeSoto ISD School Board Cuts 98 Positions To Make Up Budget DeficitDozens of North Texas teachers are out of a job this morning. Their positions in DeSoto Independent School District were cut to make up a school budget deficit.
Nuns Pilfer Half A Million Dollars From Catholic School To Gamble In VegasTwo longtime nuns at St. James Catholic School allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, perhaps spending some of the money on trips and gambling at casinos.
Motel 6: $7.6 Million For Guests Reported To ImmigrationMotel 6 has agreed to pay up to $7.6 million to Latino guests who say the company's employees shared their private information with immigration officials.
Dallas Council Approves Budget With Officer & Firefighter RaisesThe Dallas City Council has approved the budget for the next fiscal year, and it includes raises for police officers and firefighters.
Families Blast Grand Prairie ISD School Board At Budget HearingA public hearing about the Grand Prairie ISD's budget turned into a lively discussion about the district’s special education program.
Senate Takes Up $145B Spending Bill To Fund Energy, VeteransThe Senate is taking up a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans' programs for the next budget year.
Trump's $4.4T Budget Features Soaring DeficitsPresident Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit.
Senate Leaders' Budget Deal Faces Opposition In Both PartiesOpposition from Democratic liberals and tea-party Republicans in Congress may imperil a budget deal reached by Senate leaders to keep the government operating past midnight Thursday.
Senate Leaders Announce 2-Year Budget DealThe Senate's top Republican says there's Senate agreement on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases.
WH Budget Meeting Planned With Trump, Congressional LeadersPresident Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences.
Tough Issues Could Bring About Government ShutdownEarly signs of disagreement and uncertainty among congressional lawmakers and the White House point to the possibility of a government shutdown in December.
Senate Passes $4 Trillion Budget BlueprintRepublicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork.
House Set To Pass $36.5B For Hurricane, Wildfire Relief The House is on track to deliver a sweeping bipartisan vote for President Donald Trump's request for additional disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims, and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico stay afloat.
Texas Requests $19B In Additional Harvey AidThe Texas congressional delegation asked Thursday for $19 billion to help the Lone Star State recover from Harvey, with both Republicans and Democrats teaming up behind a request to repair water projects and help homeowners and communities rebuild from the storm.
White House To Seek $29B Disaster Aid PackageThe Trump administration is finalizing a $29 billion disaster aid package that combines $16 billion to shore up the government-backed flood insurance program with almost $13 billion in new relief for hurricane victims.