Posted on · The litigation started in December 2017 to set aside the results of the election
Posted on · As city officials sought help overhauling pension funds and fought off lawmakers' attempts to legislate local matters, urban Texans continued having trouble finding affordable places to live
Posted on · Texas' two biggest city police departments are losing officers because of troubled pension funds and low pay. The shrinking ranks have paired with rising violent crime rates, longer call response times and fewer solved crimes.
Posted on · HFD pension fund had sued the city over its deal regarding changes to future pension benefits for all city employees.
Posted on · As the Texas Legislature heads into its final weekend before the regular session ends Monday, lots of parts at the Capitol are still churning.
Posted on · That is the timeline after the Legislature gave final approval to the pension reform bill.
Posted on · The House passed a controversial Senate version of a Houston pension bill, angering firefighters. But in Dallas, leaders appear to have coalesced around a bill that once divided the mayor and first responders in that city.
Posted on · Houston’s problematic pension funds, which have caused financial woes and spurred political battles for years, just moved closer to getting a massive makeover.
Posted on · The Mayor says "hundreds" of police officers and firefighters would be impacted.
Posted on · Houston and Dallas leaders were supposed to each be united on how they wanted state lawmakers to address their respective pension shortfalls before the legislative session even began. (Spoiler alert: They're still not.)
Posted on · He addressed the Committee on Pensions and said the proposal is fair and balanced.
Posted on · Houston isn't the only city in Texas with pension challenges. In fact, some believe at city like Dallas might be able to learn a thing or two from how Houston's proposed to handle its unfunded pension obligations. On this edition of Houston Matters, we compare the pension debts incurred by Houston and Dallas, and discuss […]
Posted on · Michael Kubosh says he needs more time to study the proposal and is also following a suggestion from State Sen. Paul Bettencourt.
Posted on · The proposed plan would decrease the city’s unfunded liability by $2.5 billion.
Posted on · Mayor Turner says he is having “constructive” conversations with the stakeholders.