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Betsy Price

Busy 100 Days For Price As New Fort Worth Mayor

Just over 100 days ago, Betsy Price was sworn in as Mayor of Fort Worth. Since then, Price has had to oversee the shaping of spending policies in a new budget while filling the shoes of long-time mayor Mike Moncrief.

11/07/2011

CBS 11 News reporter Melissa Newton rappels down the side of a 26-story building in downtown Fort Worth on June 24, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

CBS 11 News Reporter Rappels Down Fort Worth Building

Daredevils and adrenaline junkies rappelled down the side of a 26-story building in downtown Fort Worth to raise money for a local nonprofit.

06/24/2011

Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief laughs after drag racing Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage down pit lane. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for the Texas Motor Speedway)

Moncrief Ready To Help Fort Worth’s Mayor Elect

Had former Tarrant County tax assessor Betsy Price not won the mayor’s race against former Councilman Jim Lane, departing Mayor Mike Moncrief’s role in the transition of power would have been the same. And it’s a role Price was eager to embrace right away, she said.

06/20/2011

Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief casts his vote on November 2, 2010 in Fort Worth. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Retiring Mayor Moncrief Reflects On Time In Office

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Mayor Mike Moncrief strode into a meeting room adjacent to the mayor’s office at city hall with suit coat off and with a smile on his face. A dozen people sit […]

06/19/2011

Remaining Fort Worth mayoral candidates Jim Lane and Betsy Price, who will face each other in a runoff election. (Courtesy: Facebook)

Fort Worth Mayoral Candidates Campaigning Until The End

As the candidates for Fort Worth Mayor head into the final week of campaigning, there seem to be few disagreements over issues. Both Betsy Price and Jim Lane shared a podium during a Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. luncheon Thursday.

06/09/2011

City of Fort Worth

Funding Remains Biggest Obstacle In Fort Worth Matching Its Growth

Despite years of slashing jobs and services, the Fort Worth City Council was told Tuesday that the budget is still $31 million short in sustaining existing services over the next two years.

CBSDFW.COM–05/17/2011

Streetlight

Historic Fort Worth Neighborhood Fights For Light

When the sun goes down, new city streetlights click on in Terrell Heights, just southeast of downtown, turning it into a splash of brightness – a considerable contrast to the neighborhood next door, in Hillside, where dogs howl in the darkness.

05/15/2011

City of Fort Worth

Increasing Tax Revenue May Preserve Some Fort Worth Services

Fort Worth city planners expect sales tax revenues and property values to increase enough to save a few city programs from the chopping block, some of which help monitor crime and bolster policing.

CBSDFW.COM–04/05/2011

FWPD

Apparent Scam Costs The City Of Fort Worth Big Money

An apparent scam between nine police officers to collect un-worked overtime hours will cost the City of Fort Worth far more than first thought.

CBSDFW.COM–03/08/2011

Reata

What Is The “State Of The City” In Fort Worth?

To one of the thousand or so people attending Mayor Mike Moncrief’s final State of the City Address, it might have seemed an unusual sight; the Mayor and his wife Rosie petting dogs in cages stacked up outside of the convention center ballroom where the mayor was about to speak.

02/23/2011

Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief casts his vote on November 2, 2010 in Fort Worth. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Moncrief Prepares For Last State Of The City

Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief will deliver his eighth state of the city address Wednesday. He calls it his final city report card before he retires later this year.

02/22/2011

Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief laughs after drag racing Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage down pit lane. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for the Texas Motor Speedway)

Race Begins To Replace Moncrief

Three well-known Tarrant County people have filed to run for Fort Worth Mayor to replace Mayor Mike Moncrief when he steps down at the end of his term this year.

02/14/2011

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