Leading Off

Leading Off (7/13/17)

Dak takes home ESPY, DISD opposes bathroom bill, and more.

Dak Prescott Takes ESPY for Breakthrough Athlete. The Cowboys quarterback and 2017 NFL Rookie of the Year took home the ESPY for breakthrough athlete last night—a very well-deserved win. The guy just can’t be stopped.

DISD Trustee Miguel Solis Shows Opposition to Bathroom Bill. Yesterday, Solis and others gathered outside DISD headquarters to oppose the bathroom bill legislation that will be discussed at the upcoming special legislative session. DISD’s bullying policy protects students from being targeted for things like gender identity and expression. Solis said the bill “marginalizes an already marginalized group.”

DART Wants to Overhaul Bus Service. It will hold a hearing in September on changes to its bus service, planned for next spring. Eliminating at least four bus routes is one of those changes, in an attempt to free up buses for busier routes. DART plans to host community meetings prior to the September hearing to gather customer feedback.