Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns ResigningHe burst into the national spotlight 2010 after giving an emotional speech letting homosexual teens who are victims of bullying know “it gets better.” Tuesday night Joel Burns announced that he is resigning from the Fort Worth City Council.
Fort Worth Opens Pools Closed By Budget CutsBudget cuts forced Fort Worth to close city pools in need of repairs, but those pools are set to open again. Fort Worth city councilman Joel Burns talked about the opening.
Fort Worth Rolls Out Bike Sharing ProgramThe City of Fort Worth is rolling out 300 new sets of wheels on Monday morning, for a bike sharing program launching on Earth Day.
Fort Worth ISD Fights Bullying: "It's Not Okay"School districts across North Texas are stepping up initiatives aimed at curbing bullying. The Fort Worth ISD wants to everyone to know that bullying hurts more than just students.
Fort Worth Councilman Stands Against BullyingThe issue of bullying hits very close to home for Fort Worth City Council member Joel Burns. He experienced bullying, but rose to online fame with his 'It Gets Better' video.
Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Road Project Wrapping Up EarlyDrivers around the TCU campus in Fort Worth can rejoice. One of many road construction projects across North Texas is wrapping up three weeks ahead of schedule.
Council Divided Over Fee Increase At Downtown GarageThe cost of parking in Fort Worth's cultural district is going up. Now, the question is when and by how much?
Fort Worth Councilman At Washington Conference On Bullying After making headlines for his story of being harassed as a child, a Fort Worth city councilman is in Washington to speak about bullying. Last October, Councilman Joel Burns tearfully described being bullied for being gay.
Dallas Rally Held In Support Of Gay Teens At a rally supporting gay teens in Dallas on Friday night, Fort Worth councilman Joel Burns was hailed as a hero for sharing his story.
Councilman Burns Gives Emotional Speech