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Mayor Unveils Proposed Budget

Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker balances the city's proposed budget without a tax hike or major service cuts. Pat Hernandez reports from City Hall on the Mayor's version of what the budget should look like next fiscal year.

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Less Money to Function

Posted on · Falling property values in Harris County mean shrinking tax collections. That is what county commissioners are facing as they consider a new operating budget. They're trying to figure out how to cut more than 50-million from the spending blueprint. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Pension Board Chief Answers Critics

Posted on · A new budget was approved by the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System Board of Trustees (HMEPS). It is not the proposed budget that included a payroll increase for the staff. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Mayor Unveils Proposed Budget

Posted on · Houston's Mayor announced his final budget proposal for the city today. The fiscal year 2010 budget will increase city spending by about one half of one percent. Mayor Bill White says some tough choices were made to maintain fiscal discipline. Laurie Johnson reports.