Pay Raises Coming For Dallas First RespondersPay raises are on the way for Dallas’ first responders. The city council today approved a $3.1 billion dollar spending plan that includes salary increases for both police and firefighters.
Dallas City Council To Discuss High Speed TrainsThe train would take passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes along a 240 mile track. The project is pending approval from the Dallas City Council.
Dallas Mayor Rawlings Supports Plans For New Subway LineRawlings is planning for the future, even as some city council members said the past could bankrupt Dallas. They’re concerned about a 20-year-old lawsuit involving police and firefighter pay that’s heading for court soon.
Experts: Fort Worth Botanic Garden Needs $15M In UpdatesIn March, the City Council approved spending $97,925 on the study, some of that coming from donations. Public hearings have been conducted on the latest report, and it will be presented to the council in September.
Irving Residents At Odds About Ordinance To Limit ChickensResidents in Irving are at odds over a new ordinance that would among other things limit the number of chickens a home owner can have on their property.
Dallas Moves To Crack Down On So-Called "Slumlords"The City of Dallas wants to crack down on slumlords by taking steps towards updating the city’s housing codes.
NRH Council Adds "In God We Trust" To New City HallThe mayor and city council voted 4-to-1 in support of adding “In God We Trust” somewhere inside the building for everyone to see when entering the 180,000 square foot building.
"No Trespassing Signs" Going Up At Tent City Under I-45TxDOT has agreed to place "no trespassing" signs on the property beneath Interstate 45 by downtown Dallas.
Mesquite To Take Action to Regulate Payday LendersThe Mesquite City Council may soon join other North Texas cities to regulate payday and title loans.
New Orleans Council Votes To Remove Confederate MonumentsNew Orleans' leaders on Thursday made a sweeping move to break with the city's Confederate past when the City Council voted to remove prominent Confederate monuments along some of its busiest streets.
Fort Worth Considers Adding Council MembersA committee appointed by the Fort Worth City Council to gather public input into changing the city charter is wrapping up a series of public hearings to see if the city should change the way it governs.
Dallas City Council Approves $24M To Improve RoadsDallas streets aren't expected to get any better this year but they shouldn't get any worse either, according to city officials

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