Federal Spending On Kids In US At Its Lowest Level In 12 YearsThe share of the federal budget allocated to children dipped to 9.2% in 2018, the lowest since 2007.
New Questions About Investigation Into Grand Prairie SpendingA Consumer Justice investigation into the perks paid to local superintendents has led to questions about another investigation at Grand Prairie ISD.
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.
Texas Republican To Press For $705 Billion Defense BudgetA powerful House Republican is set to press his case for $705 billion in military spending next year.
Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending In Physical StoresGoogle already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.
Texas Per-Pupil Funding Falls Farther Below National AverageTexas' per-pupil spending continues to fall farther below the national average. Data shows state spending per K-12 student declined by an average of $143 from the 2015-2016 school y
Texas In Line With Nation As Retail Gasoline Prices Go Up This WeekTexas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average rose 3 cents to reach $1.97 per gallon.
Internet Sales Leave Some Small North Texas Businesses StrugglingNearly a week after black Friday sales started, some retailers in Collin County are still seeing red -- in terms of revenue. But struggling small businesses are hoping to turn that red into green.
Texas Lawmakers Set $94.3 Billion Budget CapTexas lawmakers have capped key parts of the next state budget at nearly $94.3 billion, up almost $10 billion from the current 2-year spending cycle.
Experts: Savings At The Pump Could Boost Holiday ShoppingGas prices in North Texas are among the lowest in the country right now. What's more, the current average of $2.83/gallon is well past a three-year low, even for the seasonal dip that occurs each fall.
Fleeting Paychecks Aren't Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The RiseGone before you get to enjoy it -- it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.
Court Ruling May See Super PAC Money Rise In TexasA recent federal court ruling essentially overturned Texas' ban on political action committees that can spend lavishly as long as they aren't coordinating with political campaigns.
City Employee Spending In Spotlight After Questionable Charges RevealedClothes, coffee and cocktails -- the CBS 11 I-Team uncovered how some Fort Worth city employees are using your tax dollars to buy stuff like that, even though it's supposed to be against the rules.
Parent Of American Airlines Posts $220M Profit The parent of American Airlines is reporting a $220 million profit for the second quarter as its cost-cutting from its bankruptcy reorganization kicked in.
How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.