The Dallas City Council voted today, Sept. 6, to remove the Robert E. Lee statue from Lee Park in Oak Lawn. The vote was 13-1. Councilwoman Sandy Grayson voted no and Rickey Callahan walked out and did not vote.
Cece Cox, chief executive officer of Resource Center, today sent an open letter to Texas Sen. Don Huffines, taking the Republican to task for Tweets he sent out Tuesday, Nov. 10, condemning Dallas City Council’s vote to...
The election of Dallas mayor and city council today (Saturday, May 9) is overshadowed by the charges leveled against District 1 Councilman Scott Griggs, who ran unopposed for a third term. Griggs has been a steadfast ally of the LGBT community.
One of the city emails Councilman Scott Griggs received that raised the ire of some at Dallas City Hall pushing the Trinity Tollway plan. Griggs’ attorney Larry Friendman charged that the investigation is a result of his finding design flaws that could make the “Dream Team” proposal, passed in April by Dallas City Council, dangerous.
In March, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas endorsed a slate of candidates for Dallas City Council. That slate differs, in some cases, from the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC slate endorsed this week.
City Councilman Philip Kingston collected the signatures of the mayor and the rest of the council to congratulate the Dallas Tavern Guild on the 30th anniversary of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, which will be held on Sept. 15.