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Donna Blumer

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Former Council Member Donna Blumer Defends Cathie Adams; County GOP Chair Neerman Says He's Done Criticizing Her

    One month into her tenure as state Republican Party chair, Cathie Adams has caused the party's executive director to resign and took sides in yet another GOP primary race.​Despite the length of our cover story on the GOP gubernatorial primary, my discussion with former city council member Donn ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Rasansky Says Supporting Leppert Was His Biggest Regret, Explains Support of Trinity River Toll Road And Much, Much More

    Sam MertenAfter serving eight years as a city plan commissioner and another eight as a council member representing some of North Dallas's more upscale neighborhoods, 72-year-old Mitchell Rasansky is no longer roaming City Hall when he's most needed. Replaced last month by Ann Margolin because of ter ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    November 15, 2007
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    April 24, 2007

    Well, Wouldya Lookit Who Wants a Vote on the Trinity River Toll Road

    Of all the campaign literature piling up on our mail table at home, the most surprising piece came in a couple days ago from TrinityVote, the folks who want a referendum next fall to take the proposed toll road out of the river park downtown. It wasn’t the top but the bottom that got me. By now, ... More >>

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    October 31, 2006

    Rasansky's Word is Our Bond (Election)

    You know who doesn't support the bond election? Guess. C'mon. Guess. My phone lines and e-mail have been burning all morning with messages from North Dallas types not quite able to believe what they found in their mail yesterday. It's a slick, color fold-out piece from District 13 city councilmembe ... More >>

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    September 6, 2006

    Bury, Destroy--What's the Difference Amongst Friends?

    Did Pat Cotton say she would "bury" or "destroy" Mitchell Rasansky? Or did she just suggest she would rub him gently with oils? Smokin' up the grapevine today! Lots of hot gossip. Political consultant Pat Cotton says Dallas Morning News politics writer Gromer Jeffers made up a quote by her in this m ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Tick Tock

    It's time to start asking the tough questions

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    May 3, 2001

    Buzz

    He Hate Me

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    April 19, 2001

    Letters

    Where's the Proof? Just a Bad Judge

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    April 5, 2001

    Buzz

    Humorless

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    March 29, 2001

    Buzz

    Sticks and stones

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    January 11, 2001

    Legal Learning Differences

    Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution

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    December 28, 2000

    Letters

    Snob Sister, Monster on the Loose, A Sow's Ear

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    December 7, 2000

    Love's Labor Lost

    The silence is deafening at City Hall over expanding Love Field, but Jim Schutze has some advice for airport neighbors: Buy earplugs.

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    November 2, 2000

    Money to Burn

    The City of Dallas pays consultants millions to write reports. Does anyone read them?

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    August 24, 2000

    Penny Stupid

    Taxes go up, services come down, and the billionaires stay happy

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    July 6, 2000

    Buzz

    Isn't it ironic; The poop scoop

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    June 22, 2000

    Pecked to death

    During a marathon meeting, Dallas City Council guts a proposed ethics code

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    June 15, 2000

    Blowing it

    Was it a conspiracy or city bungling that let Baby Dolls keep its license? Guess.

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    February 24, 2000

    Diggin' dirt

    The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"

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    February 10, 2000

    The girl can't help it

    Laura Miller says she'd "love" to run for mayor

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    November 11, 1999

    Ethical dilemma

    It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.

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    September 2, 1999

    Busted

    Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store

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    August 12, 1999

    Buzz

    The official word from the DMN on its arena investment

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    August 12, 1999

    Strikes and spares

    Will Donna Blumer and Laura Miller ever join the mayor's team? Only if they rent shoes.

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    July 1, 1999

    $ucker$

    Forget Brooklyn -- Dallas' own Trinity River boosters aim to con you out of tax dollars for seven silly bridges

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Big-time payback

    After ignoring a 1979 ordinance guaranteeing pay parity among firefighters and police officers, Dallas may owe as much as $150 million

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    April 8, 1999

    It's the money

    And it's nowhere near enough to attract a slate of decent city council candidates in southern Dallas

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    November 19, 1998
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    October 15, 1998

    Give her what she wants

    Olympics committee finds Dallas boosters' attitudes toward our city council a little scary

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    June 11, 1998

    Benched

    Judge Brenda Prewitt resigns as controversy rattles the Dallas Municipal Court

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    March 12, 1998

    City Hall's Slam-Dunk Gang

    Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.

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    December 18, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
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    February 20, 1997

    Anything else?

    Council hopeful Brenda Reyes already leads the pack in controversy

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    November 28, 1996
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    November 21, 1996
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    November 7, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    What a mandate

    The votes are in, and Donna Blumer lives on

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    October 24, 1996

    Promise keeper?

    Take your stand--on Donna Blumer's neck if necessary

  • News

    April 4, 1996

    Quarterback sneak

    How Ron Kirk secretly pulled the strings in city's Big 12 deal

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    January 18, 1996

    The making of an activist

    Arena process stirs one woman to get involved

  • News

    November 23, 1995
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    November 23, 1995

    Big D upside down

    North Dallas council members complain they've been disenfranchised

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    October 19, 1995

    Dog bites mayor

    How a lost mail sack, a rubber check, and a bogus letter brought out the worst in City Hall

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    October 19, 1995

    Sex and city hall

    How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council

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    June 22, 1995

    Wide open town

    Unlike Big D, Houston thrives on open government

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    January 5, 1995

    The Arena Papers

    Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception

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