Fort Worth Bans Aggressive Behavior By PanhandlersThe Fort Worth City Council has passed an ordinance banning panhandling within 20 feet of an ATM or other places people are likely to be caught with their wallets out, including banks, check cashing businesses, parking meters and bus stations.
Fort Worth Targeting Aggressive PanhandlersThe ordinance would bar people soliciting money in a public place, from using threatening gestures, refusing to take “no” for an answer or intentionally blocking someone’s path.
Group Opposes Plans For Boutique Hotel In Fairmount NeighborhoodA debate is brewing in Fort Worth’s historic Fairmount neighborhood.
Fort Worth Considers Banning Smoking From BarsThe Fort Worth City Council discussed banning smoking in bars during yesterday’s meeting.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.
Dallas Residents Facing Eviction Take Their Case To City HallMore than 300 families who rent from HMK, received notices last month that they'll have to move out by the end of this month.
Arlington City Leaders Show Support For New StadiumFrom mailers to lawn signs and a social media push, the 'pro new stadium' in Arlington campaign seems much better orchestrated and far more financially backed than the opposition.
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.