Discussion went to the dogs Wednesday at Dallas City Hall — literally. An ordinance approving $946,000 for improvements at a city dog park set off a debate on whether that kind of investment is appropriate in tough time.
Voters had no problem passing a Fort Worth ISD bond proposal worth nearly $500 million. They approved all three parts of the package that includes money for new classrooms, technology upgrades and new school buses.
Fort Worth’s school board decided to put nearly half a billion dollars worth of projects on a ballot in November. Voters will have several choices to make — not only about how much they’ll spend but what they’ll spend it on.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is hoping for a strong showing in the city’s $600 million bond issue. The only thing that he thinks could hurt it is straight party voters.