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Frisco’s annual budget outlines how residents’ tax dollars and other city revenue sources are allocated. The budget provides funding for city necessities like the Frisco Police Department, Frisco Fire Department and maintenance of roads, water lines and sewers, as well as amenities such as the Frisco Public Library and operation of city parks.
The Texas Workforce Commission has reported 3.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March.
Frisco residents may have to wait four extra months to see the annual NCAA Division I Football Championship game played at Toyota Stadium next year.
Frisco City Council will hold the first public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2021 budget during its regular meeting Aug. 18.
Following a new industry guideline recently distributed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, more bars across the state may soon be able to qualify as restaurants.
The $8.83 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in June, the Texas comptroller’s office reported Aug. 12.
The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.
Some breweries across the state may now reopen as restaurants after the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission released new guidelines on how restaurants may calculate their alcohol sales receipts.
In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, a total of 258 businesses have received PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, ranging from $150,000 to more than $5 million, according to data from the SBA.
The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.
This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.
In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.
Keeping people in their homes and keeping the economy churning were key topics during the Denton County Commissioners Court discussion June 30.
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will have a little extra time before they have to prove they are actively looking for work to continue receiving state assistance.
The lawsuit was filed in Travis County District Court by Jared Woodfill, a Houston attorney who has led previous legal efforts opposing Abbott’s other shutdown orders during the pandemic.
McKinney City Council will have a specially called meeting June 23 with a new $5 million grant program as one of the items to be considered.
Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19.
Eligible nonprofits and government entities may apply for funding.
A group of North Texas hospitals plans to promote expanding Medicaid ahead of next year’s session of the Texas Legislature as the state’s health system deals with substantial revenue losses incurred during the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.
The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.
The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.