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auditor

State auditor’s office sitting on big budget surplus

Regardless of what the legislature appropriates for the Texas State Auditor’s Office to operate for the next two years, the state’s chief watchdog agency...
The Woodlands

Need to pass a tax measure so you can develop land?...

They’ve run out of rent-a-voters in the Houston suburbs. Developers for years now have been using the technique: Move in a few voters to an...
North Texas

North Texas voters show themselves willing to approve new taxes

Voters in North Texas cities this month approved bond proposals to fund everything from street improvements to new city halls and parks to a...
VisitDallas

VisitDallas names interim CEO; CFO also steps down

VisitDallas announced Thursday that former state representative Sam Coats will be the group’s interim CEO.  He replaces Phillip Jones, who announced Wednesday that he...
woman fired

Mount Enterprise city official placed on unpaid leave

The Mount Enterprise City Council has placed its administrator of municipal government on unpaid administrative leave. The council voted Tuesday night on the leave for...
horse racing

House Passes Horse-Racing Bailout

Update: Shortly before midnight Thursday, on the last day for consideration of new bills, the House on a voice vote passed House Bill 2463, to...

VisitDallas CEO resigns under pressure

Phillip Jones, the embattled CEO of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down. Jones, who has been accused of...
red light camera

Texas House passes red light camera ban

The Texas House voted late Tuesday to ban red light camera systems across the state, while allowing cities to complete their current contracts with...
Red Traffic Light

Court tosses red light lawsuit, as House considers camera ban

The Texas Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of red light camera systems just days before the Texas House is scheduled...