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Politics

When Business Gets Political

Some companies are outspoken when it comes to adding their voices to hot-button political conversations, while others prefer to remain silent. Here are some things to consider when your business is thinking about taking a stand.
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Government & Law

Mayor Johnson’s Priorities for Federal Infrastructure Dollars: I-30, Harold Simmons Park, Vision Zero

The mayor wrote a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg earlier this week, advocating for federal money for upcoming projects.
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Politics & Government

Dallas Council Candidates Discuss Food Insecurity at Town Hall with Food Justice Orgs

Some of the District 2 candidates gathered for a talk on April 13 at the Dallas Farmers Market. More conversations are slated for this week with other district runners.
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Local News

Some Dallas Businesses Are Spooked About Unrest After Election Day

Many are hoping for peace, but after lessons learned from the spring, are boarding up their glass windows.
Rebecca Acuña
Politics & Government

Donald Trump’s Worst Nightmare

Rebecca Acuña is a Mexican immigrant running Biden’s Texas campaign. She has the audacity to think she can turn the state blue.

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Local Government

How Clay Jenkins Manages a Pandemic From Home

From his Bluffview house, the county judge Zooms to the aid of 2.6 million people.
By Peter Simek
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Books

The Spy Next Door

Tracy Walder hunted terrorists for the CIA, even as foreign operatives called her Malibu Barbie. Now she teaches history at Hockaday, and that’s just fine with her.
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Highways

Tiny Fate, Texas, Wants to Solve All Our Infrastructure Woes

The tiny suburb is trying to show its larger neighbors that highways aren’t the answer. Will it work?
By Daniel Herriges
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Politics

What Can Texas Cities Do When State Legislators Admit to Hating Them?

I present to you Dennis Bonnen, speaker of the Texas House: "My goal is for this to be the worst session in the history of the Legislature for cities and counties."
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Politics

Differences Between Scott Griggs, Eric Johnson Grow Apparent In Wednesday’s Debate

If you're paying attention, the race for mayor is getting interesting.