Raises For DISD Non-Teaching Employees Depends On VotersDallas ISD voters must approve a tax hike to finance the raises. Dallas ISD Trustees are expected to convene in August to approve a Tax Referendum Election.
Proposed Tax Increase Applauded By Oak Cliff Business OwnersTwo meetings are being held in north Oak Cliff to discuss raising taxes on businesses in the area. While that news isn’t shocking, believe it or not most businesses are onboard with the idea.
Texas Senators Hope To Avoid Going Over Fiscal CliffIn one of their final joint appearances, Texas Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn said they hope to avoid going over the so-called "fiscal cliff". The pair made their statements on Monday before 1,000 members of the Dallas Citizens Council.
State Leaders Discuss Tax Changes, Not HikesTop lawmakers are discussing changes to the troubled Texas business tax, but they promised Wednesday not to use any tax legislation to soak up a huge budget shortfall.