Work with a purpose: Why millennials leave big finance – Digiday

Work with a purpose: Why millennials leave big financeDigidayWhen Chrissy Celaya finished her degree in personal financial planning at Texas Tech six years ago, she said ethics drew her to a career in the field. “I wanted to to help people,” she said. “Finance plays such a big role in everybody's life, so if you […]

Trump’s $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press MARTIN CRUTSINGER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation’s economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years. The cuts are part of a budget blueprint […]

Texas Senate puts voucher-like program in school finance bill – Texas Tribune

Dallas News (blog) Texas Senate puts voucher-like program in school finance billTexas TribuneThe Texas Senate voted to approve a bill that would simplify funding formulas for public schools and let parents use state money to send their kids with disabilities to private schools or pay for homeschooling. by Aliyya Swaby May 22, 2017 Updated: 6 […]

Senate to debate Texas school finance this weekend but digs in on voucher-like option – Dallas News

Dallas News Senate to debate Texas school finance this weekend but digs in on voucher-like optionDallas NewsAUSTIN — The Senate is expected to debate a fix to Texas school finance system Sunday night, and the chamber's education chairman insists he's not backing down on school choice. Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, tacked on an education savings …House […]

Public-private infrastructure rejected in Texas – Finance & Commerce – Finance and Commerce

Finance and Commerce Public-private infrastructure rejected in Texas – Finance & CommerceFinance and CommercePresident Donald Trump's plan to invest $1 trillion in U.S. infrastructure with the help of public-private partnerships has hit a speed bump in Texas. Wary of public …Trump's infrastructure vision rejected in Texas | Senate Republicans …MarketWatchall 3 news articles »

Public-private infrastructure rejected in Texas – Finance and Commerce

Finance and Commerce Public-private infrastructure rejected in TexasFinance and CommerceToll revenues on the Texas road fell well short of projections, but the bankruptcy had no financial impact on the state, according to a December report by the Federal Highway Administration. A bankruptcy doesn't mean the P3 model is bad — if taxpayers …and more »

Senate panel tacks “school choice” provision onto education finance bill – Texas Tribune

Dallas News (blog) Senate panel tacks "school choice" provision onto education finance billTexas TribuneHouse Public Education Committee Chairman Dan Huberty, R-Houston, said passing the bill would be a historic step for the Texas Legislature, which has never voted for school finance reform without the pressure of a court order. The Texas Supreme Court …Texas' fight over […]

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