Alphonso Jackson

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Now the Question Is: How the Hell Will Hillwood Save Victory Park? Maybe By the Slice? Or With a Bowling Ball?

    When Pulle wrote his obituary for Victory Park in January, Ross Perot Jr. and Hillwood execs refused to talk to him about the fate of the taxpayer-subsidized development crumbling around the American Airlines Center. Instead, all he got was a statement, which read, in part, "As we look to the future ... More >>

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    March 31, 2008
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    March 25, 2008
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    March 17, 2008

    Action Jackson's Back in Town

    Housing Secretary Alphonso Jackson U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary Alphonso Jackson's in town today -- which is swell, because we all remember what happened when he spoke in Dallas in April '06, right? At 2 p.m. he'll be at the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on N. Lamar St ... More >>

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    February 20, 2008

    Alphonso Jackson Pays Homage to Alphonso Jackson

    Over the last couple of months, word has dribbled out that former Dallas Housing Authority president and CEO Alphonso Jackson, now the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary, is under heavy government scrutiny for allegedly bad behavior in New Orleans, Philadelphia and even the Virg ... More >>

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    February 4, 2008

    "For the Love of Money": Or, Alphonso Jackson Takes a Gamble

    Alphonso Jackson has many friends -- including, apparently, legendary songwriter and producer Kenny Gamble More Alphonso Jackson news -- and this time, it involves allegations that the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary retaliated against the Philadelphia Housing Authority for f ... More >>

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    February 1, 2008

    Alphonso Jackson and His Wife Know a Lot of People, Sounds Like

    It's probably a safe bet that former president and CEO of the Dallas Housing Authority, Alphonso Jackson, wishes he'd never given that April 2006 speech in Dallas, during which he said, "If you have a problem with the president," you won't get a contract with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development D ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007
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    November 28, 2007

    Housing the Homeless, How Novel

    Brian Harkin Larry James, president and CEO of Central Dallas Ministries In February 2005, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson stood at a homeless shelter in Los Angeles, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and announced that HUD would be doling out $1.4 billion in g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Re: DHA Has a Lott of Nerve

    Betty Culbreath, chair of the City Plan Commission, seconds the emotion that Ann Lott's ouster as Dallas Housing Authority CEO has something to do with the city's wanting to sell Little Mexico to a private developer. (Michael Davis at DallasProgress pointed us in Culbreath's direction.) Indeed, she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2006

    Millions for Thousands

    Before we get back to the state's report on Hurricane Katrina evacuees still living in Texas, this just came across from Texas Insider: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, who is on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced today that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2006

    Darrell Jordan's Gonna Be Mayor

    At least, that's what Darrell Jordan and his people are saying this morning--probably said it yesterday and gonna say it tomorrow too, only they weren't issuing a press release touting his bulging campaign finance report as proof that he's the "leading candidate in the May 2007 Dallas mayoral electi ... More >>

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    May 12, 2006

    Actionable Jackson

    For those obsessed with the Alphonso Jackson embroglio, in which the Housing and Urban Development secretary admitted to killing government contracts with Bush bashers during an April 28 speech in Dallas, let us not forget his behavior 13 years ago. What simpler times those were: He was the head of ... More >>

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    May 10, 2006

    Action Jackson

    Alphonso Jackson, former Dallas Housing Authority chief, came back to town and got himself in trouble. The Dallas Business Journal's May 5 story about U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson's April 28 speech in Dallas is turning into one hell of a piece. Turns out Jackson's "a ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Dubya, We Knew You When...

    With a homeboy headed for the White House, a handful of his Dallas pals have hopes of making their mark on Washington

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    April 27, 2000

    Damaged goods

    What do you get for 50 bucks a meeting? Thomas Korosec sizes up the man and woman most likely to succeed Al Lipscomb.

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    March 11, 1999

    Gutless coup

    Everybody's talking about a takeover at DISD, but nobody wants to do anything about it

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    April 16, 1998

    Saint Al

    Will he die in prison for the sins of the plantation?

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    December 14, 1995

    There goes the neighborhood

    Flower Mound ignorance blocks stellar project

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    August 10, 1995

    Blood sport

    There are two to blame for the Kirk-Fielding feud