Dallas Mayor Says He Hopes Gov. Abbott Is Putting Public Health Over Politics With COVID-19 OrdersJust hours after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott addressed a conference in Dallas Wednesday, Mayor Eric Johnson said he hopes the governor is putting public health over politics when it comes to orders regarding COVID-19.
Airline Tickets, Gift Cards And More Up For Grabs In Dallas Mayor's Vaccination RaffleDubbed the Mayor's Vaccine Raffle, Mayor Eric Johnson said he teamed up with the Dallas Foundation to give away prizes to incentivize residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Heated Debate Over Leadership Positions During New Dallas Council's First MeetingThe debate didn't center around who they chose for Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, but how long they should serve in those positions.
Dallas Neighborhood Vaccine Initiative And 3 Pop-Up EventsMayor Eric Johnson announced the creation of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Vaccine Initiative, a partnership with private providers to distribute COVID-19 vaccines at neighborhood pop-up events.
Dallas Mayor Launches Investigation Into Why Officer Bryan Riser Stayed On Job While Accused Of MurderThe committee's creation follows days of questions about why the veteran officer was kept on patrol after being identified as a “person of interest” in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme.
Dallas Mavericks Donate $1.25 Million To Emergency Relief EffortsThe mayor's relief fund began accepting donations last week to help with response and recovery efforts after winter storms caused heavy damage, power outages and water issues.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Says He Feels 'Betrayed' By Those Responsible For Power Failures"I feel betrayed by those who we depend on to keep the lights on in the city and across our state," Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said.
'We Are Enduring An Absolute Catastrophe': Dallas Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund Accepting Donations“If you have the means, I encourage you to donate to the Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund and to any other reputable organizations seeking to help our local response and recovery efforts,: said Mayor Johnson.
Dallasites As Young As 15 Can Find Work In Mayor's Summer Jobs ProgramLast year, Dallas Works was only open to high school students. Now residents between 15 and 24 are eligible.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Apologizes After Frustrations At Convention Center Vaccination Site On SaturdayDallas Mayor Eric Johnson has issued an apology after residents voiced their frustrations with the city's COVID-19 vaccination site at the convention center on Saturday.
Dallas City Council Special Meeting To Address COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Going ForwardThe Dallas City Council has called a special meeting for the evening of January 25, as the city prepares to receive more of the COVID-19 vaccine and open another hub distribution location later this week.
Dallas Council Public Safety Chair: City Manager's Office & Interim Police Chief Unaware Internal Memo ReleasedThe internal memo, dated January 1 and sent to 911 call center staffers, wasn't addressed to anyone specifically or signed.
Dallas City Leaders Looking To Get Handle On Spikes In COVID-19, CrimeCity leaders in Dallas are currently dealing with spikes in COVID-19 and crime at the same time heading into the holidays.
5,000 Donated Masks Headed To South Dallas Students, Teachers And Community: 'Masking Up Is Critical'"These masks are much appreciated and will help students and educators who are most in need during this incredibly difficult school year," Dallas ISD trustee Pastor Maxie Johnson said.
Dallas Police To Get Approximately $7M More Next Year Despite Cut In OvertimeThe city will spend about $7 million more on police in the next year fiscal year that begins October 1, totaling around $561 million.