17 hours ago | City Hall
No tax-rate increase, no defunding of the police department — much — and added revenue from increased property values are among the highlights of the proposed Dallas budget for 2020-21. City Council members got their first chance to probe City Man...
2 days ago | City Hall
Formally ending Dallas City Council’s recess summer recess, Mayor Eric Johnson restructured the Ad Hoc Committee on Legislative Affairs, removing its only Latino representative, Paula Caldwell Blackmon. Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Adam McGough is Blackmo...
3 days ago | City Hall
Despite protesters’ continued calls to defund the police, Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax says he never had any intention to lower the law enforcement budget. In fact, federal funding from the CARES Act passed by Congress to help counter the ong...
7 days ago | City Hall
The number of murders in Dallas is on track to surpass 200 for the second year in a row, and the pandemic's economic damage threatens to drive many more renters from their homes. Affordable housing in the city is already in short supply. No wonder...
8 days ago | Coronavirus
U.S Rep. Colin Allred said it’s clear now that Texas reopened too soon and with too few precautions. “Though you can’t predict a pandemic, it didn’t have to be this way,” he said. Allred, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and representatives from R...
10 days ago | Coronavirus
The Dallas County Sheriff's Department has fumbled a few times with its COVID-19 protocols. First, employees were told not to wear masks because that would frighten the inmates. Then, the department started issuing its employees one disposable mas...