Dallas County Commissioners Court
The prayers that open events at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are not specific to any religion and are read by people of various faiths. But the role of an Islamic leader in this year’s events sparked outrage on social media.
Instead of declaring an emergency disaster Dallas leaders took no action and will rely on individuals potentially exposed to Ebola to adhere to self-monitoring guidelines and avoid public transportation.
An effort to temporarily suspend embattled Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, with pay, failed on Tuesday. Price sat expressionless as Mike Cantrell’s motion failed.
As the Dallas County Commissioners Court convened for the first time since Commissioner John Wiley Price and three others were arrested and charged in a federal corruption probe, it was business as usual.
Supporters say Price is unapologetic and unwavering in what he believes, and they believe that often makes him a target.
Dallas County Sheriff’s Department has thrown a ring of security around top county officials, especially District Attorney Craig Watkins, who feels his office is especially vulnerable. “What we’ve seen basically is a chilling effect on our ability to do our jobs,” he told reporters outside the Dallas County Commissioners Court Tuesday.
It involved a lot of finger pointing and name-calling and no, in this case, we’re not talking about a reality television show. These were the antics Tuesday during a meeting of the Dallas County Commissioner’s Court.
The Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a special unit for investigating animal cruelty cases. Prosecutors are ready to go after people who abuse animals. But money is an issue.
A CBS 11 News investigation has uncovered nearly $50 million in cash or planned investments for construction projects that were OK’d by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court with little or no public input in the midst of an uneasy economy.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says fired county Homeland Security Director Lisa Chambers was a “loafer” and a “drunk.”
After only 15 months as Dallas County’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, Lisa Chambers was fired Tuesday.
Dallas County Commissioners spent more than an hour discussing the ongoing search for communications equipment thought to be missing or misplaced during Tuesday’s meeting.