Dallas County Commissioners Court

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Commissioners Decide Against Emergency Disaster Declaration

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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/16/2014

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Cantrell: “Ashamed” Of Commissioner’s For Not Voting Price Out

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.

CBS 11–08/26/2014

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Price Among Topics At Commissioners Court Meeting

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.

CBS 11–08/05/2014

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John Wiley Price Supporters Speak Out For “Our Man Downtown”

Supporters say Price is unapologetic and unwavering in what he believes, and they believe that often makes him a target.

07/25/2014

Dallas Co DA Craig Watkins (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas Adds Security For County Officials

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.

04/02/2013

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price stands off in the distance as others join a picture for retiring Commissioner Maurine Dickey. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Commissioner Calls Peer ‘Honey Boo Boo’ During City Meeting

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.

CBS 11–12/11/2012

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Dallas County Animal Cruelty Unit Needs Funding

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.

12/11/2012

Tarrant County's Sub-Courthouse in Lake Worth.

Tarrant County Spends $50 Million On Buildings With Little Public Input

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.

11/10/2011

Dallas County Commissioners Court

Shouting, Name-Calling Erupt At Dallas Co. Commissioners Meeting

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says fired county Homeland Security Director Lisa Chambers was a “loafer” and a “drunk.”

11/01/2011

Lisa Chambers Dallas County

Dallas Homeland Security Director Talks About Firing

After only 15 months as Dallas County’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, Lisa Chambers was fired Tuesday.

10/26/2011

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Dallas Commissioners Discuss Missing Satellites During Meeting

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.

08/16/2011

FBI Investigation, Price Statement 6/27

Dallas County Admits Price, Fain Computers Hacked

In a stunning about-face, Dallas County now acknowledges someone hacked into the computers of Commissioner John Wiley Price and his assistant, Dapheny Fain.

07/22/2011

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