If you were to do a power ranking of city of Dallas governmental bodies, the Park Board would come in third, behind the City Council (obviously) and the City Plan Commission, the whims of which can make or break multimillion dollar development deals. The Park Board's 15 members are appointed by the ... More >>
Via.Then-Mayor Laura Miller arriving in Sendai in 2007As the Japan-American Society of Dallas/Fort Worth's website points out, "Dallas and Sendai became International Friendship Cities in August 1997, when Mayor Ron Kirk and Mayor Hajimu Fujii signed a formal agreement in Sendai." Which is why, s ... More >>
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
After Tom Leppert coasted into the mayor’s office in June, I decided he and I needed to take a little break. It wasn’t an easy decision. In the spring of 2007, I learned so much about him, from how his single mother inspired his heartland values to how he never swore throughout the protracted ca ... More >>
Well, he did it again. Last night at a mayoral forum at Paul Quinn College, Ed Oakley boasted that his campaign has such a broad range of support that both the NAACP and Harlan Crow have endorsed him. And this time, Oakley was half right. Setting up the most awkward moment of the mayor’s race no ... More >>
Ed Oakley's launched a new Web site aiming to take down Tom Leppert. Hoping to make someone, anyone pay attention to the mayoral runoff, Ed Oakley has launched The Truth About Tom, a dumb and clumsy Web site largely dedicated to exposing Tom Leppert’s record as CEO of Turner Construction -- and mi ... More >>
What exactly did Tom Leppert move to Dallas?
Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.
Is there a better symbol for City Hall?
Unlikely allies form a coalition of the willing--for now
Will he die in prison for the sins of the plantation?
As Laura Miller rides off to tilt at political windmills, we recall some of her choicest words
Dallas Area Interfaith wants to give the city's poor and disenfranchised a voice in politics. But all critics see is another grab for power.
For city Councilman Al Lipscomb, taking handouts from power brokers has become a way of life. Is there a problem?
How a lost mail sack, a rubber check, and a bogus letter brought out the worst in City Hall
City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.
Councilman Duncan summons city staff for personal errand
Why can't citizens vote on new arena?