James “Jim” Wright Jr., the former U.S. Congressman and Speaker of the House from 1987 through 1989, died Wednesday morning the age of 92.
Representing the 12th Congressional District from 1955 through 1989, Wright was at the center of several major Dallas/Fort Worth undertakings, including the Wright Amendment.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he’s finally obtained the documents he needs to vote under new state law on Election Day.
The new Texas voter ID law is already in effect for this election season, and was used across the state during early voting. The law is intended to deter fake voters, but several public officials have already run into issues.
Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he was denied a state ID card just before Election Day.
Fort Worth officials broke ground Monday on what will be a multi-million dollar tribute to President John F. Kennedy.
After landing and greeting Mayor Mike Rawlings, U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D – Dallas) and onlookers at Dallas Love Field Airport, President Barack Obama and his security team loaded into the motorcade and traveled to the Sheraton in downtown Dallas for a couple of fundraising events.