Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is exactly right to support Zachary Thompson, the county's embattled health director responsible for fighting West Nile disease. Zachary Thompson is exactly right to worry about the role of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a fede ... More >>
The West Nile outbreak of 2012 isn't officially over, at least not according to Dallas County health officials, but it may as well be. There hasn't been a death reported in more than six weeks, the number of new cases is basically nil, and for most of us, the scenes of August nights spent barricaded ... More >>
If you missed Brett Shipp's Willis Johnson story on WFAA-Channel 8 last night, you need to go give it a gander here.
I also have a column in this week's paper version of Unfair Park talking about Johnson, a radio host who is a crucial but mysteriously low-profile figure in the affairs now be ... More >>
I watched that video of Tuesday's Dallas County Commissioner's Court meeting -- the one about Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and the firing of elections administrator Bruce Sherbet -- and I swear that Price was doing a whole new persona. He speaks now with a new gravitas, slowly ... More >>
Dallas has developed a growing reputation as one of the few cities in the country to treat prostitutes as victims, whether through unique programs for under-age targets of human trafficking or specialty courts that help convicted sex workers create new lives. And so, two years after the Dallas Po ... More >>
Sid DavisWhen the Dallas County Commissioners Court needed an outside attorney to advise them on how to proceed with their investigation of Constables Derick Evans and Jaime Cortes, they turned to Sidney Davis Jr., a partner at Touchstone Bernays, over the objections of John Wiley Price. Davis wa ... More >>