Dallas' Paid Sick Leave Requirement Draws Ire, Possible Challenge From Texas Attorney General Ken PaxtonTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is arguing that only state lawmakers can require businesses to offer paid sick leave and that it's not up to individual cities.
Dallas To Review 'Safety Zone' That Eliminated Homeowners' Street ParkingThe city of Dallas deemed the 55 feet in front of Mark and Jean Nacol's home a "safety zone," which means no one can park there.
Dallas Passes Diaper-Changing Station Ordinance For New RestaurantsThe Dallas City Council today passed an ordinance requiring baby changing tables in both new and remodeled restrooms inside Dallas restaurants and retail stores.
Diaper-Changing Tables Could Be Required In Many Dallas Business RestroomsIf approved, a new city ordinance would require all new and remodeled restrooms inside Dallas restaurants and retail stores to have the tables.
Carrollton City Council Approves Anti-Discrimination Ordinance To Protect LGBT City EmployeesIn a 5 to 2 vote, Carrollton became the latest city in the Metroplex to approve protections for LGBT city employees.
Houston Leaders Block Robot Brothel From OpeningHouston's City Council has changed a city ordinance in a move that would essentially stop a so-called robot brothel from opening.
New Mesquite Ordinance On Pets In The Heat Gets TestedThe city says its new ordinance aims to prevent dogs from being left outside in extremely hot weather for hours.
Dallas Approves Dockless Bike And Scooter OrdinancesThe scooters will operate under the same rules as the dockless rental bikes, which have racked up more than 3,200 complaints in the city since last September.
DPD Chief Seeks To Clear-Up Confusion Over Anti-Panhandling OrdinanceThe Dallas Police Department is de-emphasizing another part the ordinance which targets panhandlers in special zones the city established, such as store parking lots and around ATMs in downtown, Uptown and Deep Ellum.
Farmers Branch Council Repeals Official Language ResolutionEnglish is no longer the "official language" of the city of Farmers Branch.
New Ordinance In Mesquite For Payday Lending CompaniesThe key features of the new guidelines include payday loans not exceeding 20 percent of the customer’s gross monthly income and restrictions on auto loans.
Council Approves Rest Breaks For Dallas Manual Labor WorkersToday is the last Dallas City Council meeting of the year and this morning members approved an ordinance that supporters’ hope will save lives. The council approved an ordinance requiring that manual labor workers get rest breaks.
Gun Carrying Group May Not Be Only Ones Affected By Arlington BansOne story reported on CBSDFW.COM has a lot of people talking. It started with Tuesday night’s vote on an ordinance by the Arlington City Council to ban guns and concealed weapons at public meetings.
Dallas Council Passes Gas Drilling Ordinance With RestrictionsThe long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.
Arlington May Draw Line With Used Car BusinessesLook down some Arlington streets and you'll see car dealer, after car dealer. Some have old, hand painted signs, others are in old car dealership buildings. A new ordinance would prohibit business locations and enforce new building requirements.