Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Trump Budget Released

    President Trump has released his first budget. In his budget proposal, three federal agencies would experience an increase in federal funds: Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.  Defense is designated for a 10 percent increase,…

  • President Holds White House Budget Lunch Wednesday

    President Trump discussed the federal budget over lunch in the Roosevelt Room at the White House Wednesday. Previous to the lunch, he appeared before reporters and outlined some of the budget items his administration was…

  • Commissioners Approve New Taser Package for Precinct #2 Constable Loosier

    During the Walker County Commissioners’ regular session this week, Precinct #2 Constable Shane Loosier addressed commissioners in regard to buying a taser package from Taser International . . . .   Constable Loosier told commissioners…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting-2017 Update

    At this past week’s City Council Strategic Planning Session, City Manager Matt Benoit commented on what’s ahead in 2017 . . . .   Matt also said the “Animal shelter should be open to the…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” will be an adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget for Fiscal Year 16-17.…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Before the regular meeting, there will be a public reception thanking Councilmembers Lydia Montgomery and Don Johnson for…

  • Ambulance Remount Approved by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, EMS Coordinator John Nabors addressed commissioners for approval of a bid for the purchase of an ambulance remount. With a budget for the remount of $102,500 the County received bids higher…

  • FBI’s Director Comey Questioned at Oversight Hearing

    The saga of the email server that just keeps on raising questions continues. Wednesday in Washington, FBI Director James Comey was questioned at an oversight hearing regarding the FBI’s operations. He was questioned on FBI…

  • City Council Passes Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met last night in regular session at City Hall. Before voting on whether to pass the Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget, Councilmember Allen wished to remove a section of an ordinance by…

  • Local AFSCME Union President Against Proposed 4 Percent Cut

    Local AFSCME union President Lance Lowery has expressed his concern recently about a proposed cutback to TDCJ’s budget. He says, “State leadership, governor and lieutenant governor, have called for state agencies to cut back 4…