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Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Cobb proposes Hays County budget

County Judge Bert Cobb on Tuesday revealed his proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 which would freeze non-law enforcement and security hiring, cut social service funds and dip into reserves to avoid a tax increase.

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Audio: What $9.8 billion in Texas school cuts looks like

When lawmakers file a school finance bill, they publish a spreadsheet showing how the new funding formulas affect each of the state's more than 1,000 school districts. This year, with a proposed budget that currently cuts $9.8...