Dallas City Council Set To Consider Possible 8% Property Tax HikeIt’s the type of increase state lawmakers hoped to prevent when they passed a new law last year requiring an election be held to approve any increases over 3.5%.
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 TC Broadnax Warns New Mayor Eric Johnson, Council About Budget Challenges AheadThe good news for Dallas city leaders is that their next budget won't be impacted by the state property tax reform law.
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.
Dallas City Council Debates Police, Fire PayDallas City Council is debating how much more they can pay city police officers and firefighters - and whether they can lower property tax rates.
Budget Battle Underway In Dallas Over Police Pay, StaffingThe proposed $1.3 billion 2019 city budget isn’t enough to keep the streets safe according to police officers.
Some Dallas Council Members Favor Raises For Police, FirefightersThe city of Dallas continues to lose police officers and firefighters to other North Texas cities that pay more.
City Of Dallas Passes Budget With Merit Pay RaisesThe Dallas City Council passed a new budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, as required by law. And though the economy is improving, the vote was not without controversy.
Cheers & Jeers For Approved City Of Fort Worth BudgetFort Worth passed a $1.45 billion budget that closed a $40 million budget gap, reduced cuts to the fire department, keeps tax levels as they are and promises to continue maintenance on sports complexes, alleys and streets.
State Of The City Address Includes Budget Cut DetailsFort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gave her second State of the City Address Tuesday morning. During the speech she told more than 1,000 business and community leaders that she's going to slash the budget so the city can finally operate without deficits.
Dallas City Manager Optimistic About Budget DeficitThe proposed City of Dallas budget still has a $25 million gap, but that's better than the situation a few months ago and better than the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of shortfalls the city has dealt with in recent years.
Leaders With City Of Plano Projecting Income GrowthFor the first time in years, Plano's budget director will report growth in income.
Arlington Seeing $4M Surplus In Down EconomyA poll of residents in Arlington generally find people with favorable opinions about core city services. Which is surprising when you consider Arlington has far fewer employees per citizen than any other major Texas cities.