Dwaine Caraway

BREAKING: Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

By Bethany Erickson / August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

UPDATE: In a press conference held by the U.S. Attorney’s office, the IRS, and the FBI, it was revealed that Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway has pleaded guilty this morning to tax evasion and conspiracy to commit honest services/wire fraud. The councilman, who had been term limited out of office and then ran again against […]

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Ashley Stanley: Council Gets Carried Away on Kingston Ethical Lapse

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 10, 2017 / 5 Comments

By Ashley Stanley Special Contributor Dallas City Council members engaged in a lengthy discussion on Wednesday about the so-called “Kingston ethical lapse.” The body was charged with voting on a recommendation from the Ethics Advisory Commission to reprimand Dallas City Council member Philip Kingston for using his city office to film a campaign video — […]

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With New Blood on Dallas City Council, Municipal Bonds Should Get Another Look

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 12, 2017 / 15 Comments

By Ashley Stanley Special Contributor City Council members were briefed last week about the Citizens Bond Task Force’s and city staff’s recommendations for an $800 million bond program that will appear on November’s ballot. Stop what you are doing and ask yourself this question: “Do I know what a municipal bond is?” Allow me a […]

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Dallas Elections Attract Bumper Crop of Filers

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2017 / 3 Comments
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Fourteen Dallas City Council seats and three Dallas Independent School District trustee seats are up for grabs on May 6. I’ll start saying this early — as I always do: It can cost somewhere around $1 million to hold an election, and in most May Dallas elections, we see less than 10 percent of voters […]

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Dallas Now Has a Plastic Bag Ban for "Single Use" Plastic Grocery Bags & I Heart Lee Kleinman

By Candy Evans / March 26, 2014 / 5 Comments

Honestly, the Dallas City Council spent the morning arguing about plastic grocery bags, what City Councilman Dwaine Caraway calls “single use” bags, even though myself and everyone I know uses them over & over to hold garbage or dog doo. We now have joined 150 other U.S. cities as Dallas retailers will have to charge customers […]

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Dallas Now Has a Plastic Bag Ban for “Single Use” Plastic Grocery Bags & I Heart Lee Kleinman

By Candy Evans / March 26, 2014 / 1 Comment

Honestly, the Dallas City Council spent the morning arguing about plastic grocery bags, what City Councilman Dwaine Caraway calls “single use” bags, even though myself and everyone I know uses them over & over to hold garbage or dog doo. We now have joined 150 other U.S. cities as Dallas retailers will have to charge customers […]

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