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North Texas

North Texas voters show themselves willing to approve new taxes

Voters in North Texas cities this month approved bond proposals to fund everything from street improvements to new city halls and parks to a...
VisitDallas

VisitDallas names interim CEO; CFO also steps down

VisitDallas announced Thursday that former state representative Sam Coats will be the group’s interim CEO.  He replaces Phillip Jones, who announced Wednesday that he...
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Mount Enterprise city official placed on unpaid leave

The Mount Enterprise City Council has placed its administrator of municipal government on unpaid administrative leave. The council voted Tuesday night on the leave for...
horse racing

House Passes Horse-Racing Bailout

Update: Shortly before midnight Thursday, on the last day for consideration of new bills, the House on a voice vote passed House Bill 2463, to...

VisitDallas CEO resigns under pressure

Phillip Jones, the embattled CEO of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down. Jones, who has been accused of...
red light camera

Texas House passes red light camera ban

The Texas House voted late Tuesday to ban red light camera systems across the state, while allowing cities to complete their current contracts with...
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Court tosses red light lawsuit, as House considers camera ban

The Texas Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of red light camera systems just days before the Texas House is scheduled...
Texas State Capitol

Texas House OKs a quiet move to reduce public access to...

Open-government advocates are expressing concern that a bill passed hastily, but unanimously, Friday in the Texas House will diminish the public’s ability to know...
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TWC passed new “gig economy” rule despite heavy public opposition

Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez III is that board's appointee representing labor, not employers, as was stated in the original version of this story....