Posts Tagged ‘paid’
Consultant’s contract raises questions at Tarrant County College.
On Aug. 29, Tarrant County College’s $192 million Center for Health Care Professions opened its doors to 700 students in downtown Fort Worth. Officially known as the Trinity River East Campus, it cost taxpayers a staggering $...
Outside legal fees aren’t helping the Fort Worth school district with its red ink problem.
Last December, Fort Worth schools trustee Ann Sutherland, worried that the district was about to lose its chance to protest the drilling of a gas well within 200 feet of T.A. Sims Elementary School, filled out a one-page docume...
Debunking Tax Time Fairy Tales
DAVID CAY JOHNSTON
DAVID CAY JOHNSTON
For three decades the United States has conducted a massive economic experiment, testing a theory known as supply-side economics. The theory goes like this: Lower tax rates will encourage more investment, which in turn will mea...
When Fort Worth officials ordered up an 1,100-space parking garage near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, they decided it would be paid for via a $5 fee on all the parking lots surrounding the center, year-round. The city negoti...
Go to school and learn to see the world.
The other day my son tried a new tack to get out of going to school. He said he didn’t like his school because it was too hard. He said “normal” schools were easier. And he wanted to go to a normal school.
Cowtown’s last minor-league roundball fling scored only debts and bad feelings.
When it was announced in 2005 that a new minor-league basketball team – the Fort Worth Flyers – were coming to Cowtown, plenty of promises were made.
Arlington singer-songwriter Beth Wood’s nighttime visions have led her to success and a new album.
More than a dozen years ago, musician Beth Wood was your typical student struggling to earn a degree in literature from the University of Texas.
With a new gig, ex-Jet Powered owners say they’re cleaning up old debts.
The Dallas Business Journal’s recent inclusion of Fort Worth-based Starr Tincup on its annual list of best places to work shocked more than a few people.
Some North Texas landowners found out their gas leases were just hot air.
While the Barnett Shale may be one of the largest natural gas plays in the United States, causing a frenzy among drillers and making millionaires out of many a small rancher in several North Texas counties, at least one group o...