Texas House Passes Dallas Police And Fire Pension BillLawmakers said minor changes could still be made Thursday before the final reading.
Retired DPD Chiefs Send Lawmakers Warning About Pension Crisis, CrimeMore than 30 former Dallas Police chiefs have signed a letter, urging every state lawmaker to approve a bill that will save the Police and Fire Pension Fund from going broke within ten years.
Lawmaker, Mayor Disagree On Solutions To Dallas Police-Fire PensionOn Monday afternoon, retired officers and firefighters attended a hearing before the House Pension Committee, the first legislative body that will consider a bill aimed at getting the fund back on its financial feet.
Dallas Mayor Wants 911 System UpgradedMany experts say 911 systems across the country need a major overhaul.
Dallas Mayor Withdraws From Lawsuit Against Pension System BoardAccording to the Mayor, this action leaves "defense of the remaining $2.1 billion in the Pension System's Fund in the capable hands of the four City Council members who recently intervened in the case and their attorneys."
Police & Fire Pension Board Backs State Rep. Plan To Save Troubled FundThe new proposal would raise the retirement age from either 51 or 55 to 58, eliminate cost of living adjustments for 20 years and lower a multiplier used to determine the pension for police officers and firefighters from 3 percent to 2.5 percent.
Dallas City Council Rejects $800M Bond PackageThe Dallas City Council rejected a proposal to place a $800 million dollar bond package before voters in May.
Dallas City Council Takes No Action To Fix StreetsDrivers in the city of Dallas will have to deal with bad roads at least through the end of this year.
Dallas Officials Praised For Willingness To Welcome ImmigrantsAs the state legislature moves closer to a ban on sanctuary cities, some officials in Dallas are being praised for their willingness to welcome immigrants.
Detainees, Family Members Recall Time Spent At DFW AirportNine travelers who were detained at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were all released Sunday, and they, along with family members, recalled how time was spent while waiting to learn of their fate.
Dallas Mayor Meets With Released Detainees From DFW AirportDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings met with travelers who were detained at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport due to President Donald Trump's executive order on extreme vetting.
Detainees At DFW Airport Released By CustomsAccording to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, nine travelers who were detained on Saturday due to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration have been released.
Dallas Mayor Addresses DFW Airport Situation Regarding Immigration OrderDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings held a press conference to address how DFW Airport and the City of Dallas are affected by the recent executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump.
Dallas Plans To Help Businesses In Fair ParkThe city is working with a non-profit group to launch a new entrepreneur center in the area later this year.
$800M Dallas Bond Election Could Be DelayedIn an unofficial vote, a majority of Dallas City Council members elected to sidestep a May referendum.