Some Familiar Faces Among New Dallas Police Department RecruitsAmong hundreds of applicants looking to become Dallas police officers this year are a few familiar faces.
New Proposal Could Save Fort Worth's Failing Pension FundA new proposal in Fort Worth would potentially save the city’s failing pension fund, while also saving annual cost of living increases to current retirees.
Fort Worth City Employees Threaten To Sue City Over Possible Change To Retirement Benefits"If our COLAs (cost of living adjustments) go, we will go to court over this, absolutely," said retired Fort Worth firefighter Jim Tate.
Fort Worth Leaders Tackle Budget With $1B Retirement Fund ShortfallThe city is faced with running out of money to pay retirees if it doesn’t change something soon.
Fort Worth Working To Fix Pension Fund Before BankruptcyFort Worth is facing some tough choices as it tries to keep its promises to city workers while fixing a pension fund that could go bankrupt. Raising taxes is an option.
I-Team: Retired Texas School Teachers Struggle To Afford PrescriptionsMost public school teachers did not get into the profession to get rich but for their years of service, the Texas government promised teachers a small pension at retirement and affordable healthcare the rest of their life.
Record Number Of Dallas Officers Expected To Leave Department With three months remaining, records obtained by CBS11 show 314 officers have already left this fiscal year.
Stakes Running High In Battle Over Dallas Police-Fire PensionDallas councilman Scott Griggs opposes Mayor Mike Rawlings' effort to kill the state bill aimed at saving the police and fire pension fund, which could go broke within ten years without major changes.
Dallas Police And Fire Pension Board Chooses Plan To Save FundThis morning the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board voted unanimously to back a state lawmaker's plan to fix the money-troubled fund instead of a plan advocated by the Dallas Mayor.
Dallas Police & Fire Pension Board Deciding On Account ChangesAfter a closed-door session, members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board are holding a public meeting, where hundreds of people who will be affected are watching trustees weigh in on their future retirement.
Dallas Police And Fire Reject Cuts To Pension BenefitsMembers of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system rejected a proposed plan to cut pension benefits according to results posted on the group's website.
Dallas Police & Fire Pension Board Ends DROP PaymentsAt a regularly scheduled meeting of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System Board today the board voted to cease the pension Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP).
Council Hears City's Plan To Save Dallas Police And Fire PensionThe city council heard the city of Dallas' plan to save the police and firefighter pension fund on Wednesday.
Dallas Mayor Files Personal Suit Against Police & Fire PensionThe mayor of the City of Dallas has filed suit against the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system.
Ruling Expected In Lawsuit Challenging Dallas Pension VoteOfficials at the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system say the ailing fund is losing $3.3 million in savings from proposed plan amendments every month a vote on those changes is delayed.