MasterPlan Consulting does not share this problem.MasterPlan Consulting's Dallas Cothrum, the eyes and ears at Dallas City Hall for several energy companies interested in drilling in the city limits, is becoming quite prolific. Last week, we posted the gist of his letter to the drilling task ... More >>
Photo by Leslie MinoraPhilip Dellinger, Regional Ground Water/Underground Injection Control Chief for the EPA, presents a fracking overview.Water, water, everywhere -- more than ample supply to frack, according to Jody Puckett, the director of Dallas Water Utilities, who spoke at yesterday's ... More >>
Photo by Leslie MinoraLinda Koop, seated next to outgoing council member Dave Neumann, chaired yesterday's meeting.After postponing last Thursday's meeting so council members could ride in the Dallas Mavericks' parade through downtown, the city council's Ad Hoc Gas Drilling Task Force Nominating ... More >>
Linda KoopLast Friday, Robert offered a first look at some of the big names that had applied to sit on the city's gas drilling task force: Margaret Keliher, Royce West II, Betty Culbreath, the train-bedeviled Chico Grimes and more. This morning, Linda Koop and the handful of other members on the ... More >>
Margaret KeliherLate last night the city posted the list of folks who'd like to be on the city's gas drilling task force. That's in advance of a 10 a.m. meeting scheduled for Thursday, at which time Linda Koop -- chair of the ad hoc gas drilling task force nominating committee, whew -- and her ho ... More >>
The Cowboys could've been in Dallas. For years we've blamed former mayor Laura Miller and a group of narrow-minded county commissioners like Margaret Keliher. And for years we've been right. Speaking at SMU Tuesday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed that Miller basically told him "don't le ... More >>
Sam MertenKen Mayfield may not know Beth Villarreal, but she's not Jaime Cortes, and that's enough for him to lend a helping hand in the April 13 runoff between the two Dems.Nothing whets our political appetite like rumors of alliances between Republicans and Democrats during election season. ... More >>
Despite tough times, energy conservation bills gain traction in Legislature
Commissioner Maurine Dickey tanked a land deal to house foster kids, and now her son is brokering the land's sale.
Former County Judge Margaret Keliher keeps trying to blow away the smoke over pollution plans
Or was it Judge Forrest Gump?
North Texas gets schooled on the nasty politics of dirty air
Jim Foster is a hard man to find
How many county commissioners does it take to screw in a light bulb?
Latino activist Carlos Quintanilla's combative style makes enemies, even among his friends
Wait...we voted for who?
A woman's story of life behind bars might be of interest to federal investigators
Right, but not quite right, Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher is reforming county government while infuriating her Republican colleagues
Plus: Still Living, Wrist Slap, We Screwed Up
Plus: Every Picture Tells a Story
Cowboys back out of Fair Park deal
The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?
Buzz sheds a tear for 2003
In many contested judicial races, the Republicans are grabbing all the incumbencies they can
Keliher jumps in the boat and takes away some of the fun
Margaret Keliher hopes people won't know what office she's really running for