City of Dallas Bond Package 2017

Dallas Hosts Virtual Town Halls on Affordable Housing Strategy

By Amanda Popken / January 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

On Monday, the City of Dallas hosted the first of four virtual town hall meetings to gather community input for updates to its Affordable Housing Strategy. It comes less than two weeks after the Jan. 17 Dallas City Council briefing on a Market Value Analysis report by Reinvestment Fund, a nonprofit conducting this research and analysis for cities […]

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Election Results: Dallas County Schools Gets Nay, City Bond Props Are a Go

By Bethany Erickson / November 8, 2017 / 2 Comments

Less than 7 percent of Dallas County registered voters cast ballots to decide the fate of Dallas County Schools — and those 83,209 voters (out of about 1.3 million registered voters in the county) chose to shutter the embattled school bus provider. “I think we put up a good fight given that we had zero […]

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Election Day Rundown Leaves You No Excuse Not to Vote

By Bethany Erickson / November 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
Dallas County Schools

Today is Election Day, and since there aren’t any candidates, very few will likely bother to vote, despite the fact that some very important things are on the ballot. How can I say that with such confidence? Early voting totals show that a little more than 2 percent of registered voters in Dallas County have […]

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