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Letter to AG Regarding Reverchon Park Records Hides Behind Privilege

By Jon Anderson / February 16, 2020 / 2 Comments

Jon Anderson says a letter regarding his open records request implies that the public didn’t have the full picture of the Reverchon Park deal.

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A Swing And a Miss For Reverchon Park Press Conference

By Jon Anderson / February 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Last Friday, there was a press conference called by the plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to undo the city’s approval of a 3,500-seat stadium to replace the existing 700-seat Reverchon Park ballfield.

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Lawsuit Filed To Reverse Council’s Approval of Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / February 7, 2020 / 7 Comments

The same day the city kicked my open records request to the State’s Attorney, a lawsuit was filed by Reverchon Park neighbors seeking to invalidate the city’s approval of the five-fold expansion of the ballfield’s activities.

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What’s To Hide? City Hall Sends Open Records Request on Reverchon Park to Texas AG

By Jon Anderson / February 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I received a note from the Dallas City Secretary’s Office regarding my open records request concerning communications and documents surrounding the Reverchon Park deal passed by Dallas City Council on Jan. 8.

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Reverchon Park Renovation Plan Returns Wednesday to City Council

By Jon Anderson / January 6, 2020 / 8 Comments

It seemed baffling that last month the Dallas City Council didn’t approve the renovation of the Reverchon Park ballfield, but it shouldn’t be. It’s no secret Dallas has an unspoken policy of “build lavishly and walk away” when it comes to maintaining its public facilities. It’s also no secret that Dallas does a poor job […]

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Happy New Year: Peeves and Praise for 2019 From Jon Anderson

By Jon Anderson / January 1, 2020 / 1 Comment

Throughout the year I come across things that delight and (more often) annoy me. It’s the time of year to share so you know you’re not alone. Peeve: White Supremacy Pictured above is the “white” section for Valspar paints at Lowe’s snapped a week ago. Really? Does the (first) world need 72 shades of white? […]

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