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4 North Texas Mayors Want Permanent Water Restrictions By Summer

By summer, the mayors of Arlington, Fort Worth, Dallas and Irving want a permanent water conservation plan in place in their respective cities.

04/11/2012

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North Texas Mayors Urge Permanent Water Limits

The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are considering making watering restrictions permanent as part of a conservation plan.

04/03/2012

A Trinity Railway Express train.  (Photo credit Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News)

Fort Worth Mayor Says Commuter Rail Progress “Unacceptable”

Fort Worth’s mayor is calling for faster action on getting a commuter rail built. During a Fort Worth Transportation Authority retreat Mayor Betsy Price said the expected TEX Rail completion date will leave Tarrant County residents waiting for years.

03/29/2012

Lights out along Jennings Street in Fort Worth.

FW Residents: City Keeping Us In The Dark Over Street Lights

As the sun sets over the historic Hillside neighborhood near downtown Fort Worth, darkness takes over.

03/13/2012

Fort Worth dignitaries turn dirt for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new JFK memorial located in downtown Fort Worth (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

Fort Worth Breaks Ground For Downtown Kennedy Memorial

Fort Worth officials broke ground Monday on what will be a multi-million dollar tribute to President John F. Kennedy.

02/27/2012

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. (credit: City of Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Mayor Holds First State Of The City Address

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will hold her first-ever State of the City address on Thursday, using a somewhat unorthodox style.

02/23/2012

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. (credit: City of Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Mayor Using Social Media To Craft Upcoming Speech

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will deliver her first State of the City speech since being elected to the office last year, but she won’t be doing it in the typical fashion.

02/06/2012

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Dallas Mayor Explains Refusal To Sign Pledge Supporting Gay Marriage

After refusing to sign a pledge in support of a Constitutional law allowing same-sex marriage, Mayor Mike Rawlings met with 25 leaders in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community to explain why.

01/28/2012

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Texas Counties May Email Tax Bills In 2012

Texas property owners may get their next tax bills by email because of a new state law that gives counties that option starting in 2012.

12/26/2011

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Busy 100 Days For Price As New Fort Worth Mayor

Just over 100 days ago, Betsy Price was sworn in as Mayor of Fort Worth. Since then, Price has had to oversee the shaping of spending policies in a new budget while filling the shoes of long-time mayor Mike Moncrief.

11/07/2011

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Mayor Focused On City Traffic Congestion

The mayor of Fort Worth is launching a push to tackle traffic congestion in the city, especially along Interstate-35W.

09/07/2011

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Council Divided Over Fee Increase At Downtown Garage

The cost of parking in Fort Worth’s cultural district is going up. Now, the question is when and by how much?

08/16/2011

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