Governor Greg Abbott Blasts Dallas City Council For Defunding Dallas Police DepartmentOn Wednesday, a majority of council members voted to cut $7 million from DPD's overtime budget.
Dallas Mayor, Council Members Propose Amendments To Dallas Police Department BudgetThe Mayor's proposed reductions would amount to more than $6.5 million in savings.
Thousands Line Up For Drive-Thru Option Of The Dallas Mayor's Back To School FairThe look at Fair Park is different than any other year, but a social distancing drive-thru version of the Dallas Mayor's Back to School Fair is underway.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Proclaims Day Of Prayer And Fasting To Eradicate CoronavirusDallas Mayor Eric Johnson has issued an official declaration calling for a day of prayer and fasting to be held August 19 for the eradication of the coronavirus.
Dallas Property Tax Rate Won't Budge Under Proposed Budget, But Rise In Home Values Means Higher TaxesThe city’s general fund amounts to $1.4 billion and the property tax rate would remain the same as this year: 77.6 cents per $100 valuation.
Dallas Issues Mask Emergency Alert To ResidentsThe city of Dallas sent out an emergency alert to residents Friday evening to remind them about the statewide mask order Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Pleads 'Wear A Mask' As Coronavirus Hospitalizations SurgeData from the Department of State Health Services shows hospital beds in Texas filling up, nowhere more than in the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth regions.
Dallas Launches Program To Help Small, Medium-Sized Businesses During Coronavirus PandemicThe city has launched Dallas Forward. It brings private and public partners together to help with recovery efforts.
North Texas Mayors Among 9 In The State Who Want Face Masks Required In Close Public SpacesNine Texas mayors, including those in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio, have urged Governor Greg Abbott to give them the authority to require that masks be worn in public.
Pepperdine University Names Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson To Board Of RegentsPepperdine University has added two new members to its Board of Regents and one of them is the leader of the 3rd largest city in Texas.
Sen. John Cornyn Meets With Dallas Leaders President Trump Didn’t Invite To Police Reform Roundtable: 'I Think We Need To Hear From Everybody'Senator Cornyn is a member of a Congressional task force charged with addressing racial injustice and police reform.
US Senator John Cornyn Joins Mayor Eric Johnson To Discuss Policing In DallasConversations about policing in Dallas continue Friday after nationwide protests against racial inequality.
Hundreds Converge On Dallas City Hall As City Leaders Declare 'George Floyd Remembrance Day'Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson was joined by Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall, U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, some of the city council, faith leaders and members of the community for a George Floyd remembrance ceremony.
Governor Abbott Won't Ask US Military To Come To Texas: 'We Have An Abundance Of Resources'He said in the Dallas-Fort Worth region alone, there are more than 1,000 DPS Troopers and hundreds of National Guard Troops.
City Of Dallas To Work On Eliminating 'Unjust' Fines And Fees"Our fines and fees should not prevent our residents from earning an honest living, and we should do all that we can to ensure equity for our underserved communities," said Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson.