Stakes Running High In Battle Over Dallas Police-Fire PensionDallas councilman Scott Griggs opposes Mayor Mike Rawlings' effort to kill the state bill aimed at saving the police and fire pension fund, which could go broke within ten years without major changes.
Dallas Police And Fire Pension Board Chooses Plan To Save FundThis morning the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board voted unanimously to back a state lawmaker's plan to fix the money-troubled fund instead of a plan advocated by the Dallas Mayor.
Dallas Police & Fire Pension Board Deciding On Account ChangesAfter a closed-door session, members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board are holding a public meeting, where hundreds of people who will be affected are watching trustees weigh in on their future retirement.
Dallas Police And Fire Reject Cuts To Pension BenefitsMembers of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system rejected a proposed plan to cut pension benefits according to results posted on the group's website.
Dallas Police & Fire Pension Board Ends DROP PaymentsAt a regularly scheduled meeting of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System Board today the board voted to cease the pension Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP).
Council Hears City's Plan To Save Dallas Police And Fire PensionThe city council heard the city of Dallas' plan to save the police and firefighter pension fund on Wednesday.
Dallas Mayor Files Personal Suit Against Police & Fire PensionThe mayor of the City of Dallas has filed suit against the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system.
Ruling Expected In Lawsuit Challenging Dallas Pension VoteOfficials at the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system say the ailing fund is losing $3.3 million in savings from proposed plan amendments every month a vote on those changes is delayed.
Dallas Police And Fire Pension In Crisis, Retirees ConcernedStill recovering from the July sniper attack that left five police officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers announce unexpected retirements.
City Of Dallas Passes Budget With Merit Pay RaisesThe Dallas City Council passed a new budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, as required by law. And though the economy is improving, the vote was not without controversy.
Judge Blocks Disclosure Of Retired Lawmakers' PensionsA state district judge in Austin has rejected a lawsuit that sought to discover how much retired lawmakers as a group are collecting in state pensions.
Bill Would Ban Officials' Future Double-DippingA bill filed in the Texas House would prohibit state elected officials from "double-dipping," or officially retiring to collect their pensions while still drawing a salary.