Dallas City Council District 13

Districts 11, 13 Host Case Update Call on Leslie Squair Baker Murder June 5

By Candy Evans / May 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Districts 11 & 13 to host conference call regarding killing of Leslie Squair Baker on June 5

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Jennifer Gates And Staff Handle Floods, Power Outages, and Tornados With Aplomb

By Jon Anderson / December 31, 2019 / 1 Comment

Some city council districts so rarely make the news, I wonder what their representatives get up to all day. Some, like Oak Lawn’s District 14 are top-heavy with an unending train of development-related decisions and brouhahas. But my old District 13 has had more than its share. It’s flooded, lost electricity for days, been gassed […]

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Northaven Trail Village Development Caught in Political Crossfires of District 13

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2019 / 4 Comments

It is not enough that the hotly contested District 13 City Council race between Laura Miller and Jennifer Staubach Gates has frozen forward progress Behind the Pink Wall, keeping victims of the Preston Place fire in limbo as to their financial future. Now it could also stymie new home development in Northwest Dallas. About 4.4 […]

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Miller vs. Gates: District 13’s Not-So-Great Jesuit Debate

By Jon Anderson / April 23, 2019 / 18 Comments

At last night’s debate between District 13 Dallas City Council member Jennifer Gates and former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller, I fully expected the political point-scoring and backbiting that is politics. What I didn’t expect was the paucity of actual answers to questions. Part of that rests on moderator Tim Rogers for not calling out either […]

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How Would You Score the Debate Between Gates and Miller?

By Candy Evans / April 5, 2019 / 18 Comments

A couple of days ago, Phil Crone, Dallas Builders Association Dallas Division executive officer, asked for help plugging the DBA debate planned for April 4 at the division’s monthly meeting. Knowing that Jennifer Staubach Gates had canceled an earlier debate, I jumped on this and called executive editor Joanna England: we’ve got to live stream it! […]

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Miller, Gates Face Off in Dallas Builders Association-Hosted Debate

By Candy's Dirt / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Candy will dissect the debate later today, but for now, we have the recorded Dallas Builders Association debate between District 13 incumbent Jennifer Staubach Gates and former mayor Laura Miller. Let us know what you think!

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