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Mayoral candidates weigh in on growing homeless population

After the annual homeless count conducted by the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance showed a 9% increase in homeless residents for the second year in a row and an 11% increase in chronically homeless residents in Dallas and Collin counties, MDHA ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: Forum features candidates for Dallas City Council Districts 3, 4

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its fourth of six forums at the African American Museum, April 1. The political forum featured candidates running for Dallas City Council Districts 3 and 4 in ...

Texas Senate aligns with House on education, property tax reform

The Texas Senate’s budget-writing committee March 29 approved adding billions more dollars for public education and property tax reform to the upper chamber’s base spending plan, bringing the total to $9 billion – the same amount the Texas House wants ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: Forum features candidates for Dallas City Council District 7

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner at the African American Museum on March 25, featured candidates running for Dallas City Council District 7 in the May 4 general election.

U.S. House committee investigating Texas voter roll review

The U.S. House’s main investigative committee has opened an inquiry into the Texas secretary of state’s review of the voter rolls for supposed noncitizens.

Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing

By the time U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., took the stage Saturday, the message was clear.

O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in first 24 hours – beating all other 2020 contenders

Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million for his presidential campaign in his first 24 hours as a candidate, beating every other 2020 Democrat who has disclosed first-day figures, according to his campaign.

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: Forum features Dallas City Council candidates for Districts 5, 8

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its second forum at the African American Museum March 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The political forum featured candidates running for Dallas City Council in ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates: First forum features candidates for mayor

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates, presented by The Dallas Examiner, hosted its first of a series of forums at the African American Museum on March 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The political forum featured seven of ...

Monday Night Politics – Meet Candidates for Mayor of Dallas

March 4 will be the first of a series of Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates forums held by The Dallas Examiner and sponsored by numerous nonprofit organizations for the May 4 2019 General Election.

Rep. Veasey introduces bill to incentivize Medicaid expansion

U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act to extend Medicaid coverage availability in the 14 states that have yet to accept Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. ...

Political experts: Suing the government not an option to end shutdown

As the government shutdown enters an unprecedented fifth week, some are calling for drastic measures to end the stalemate that has 800,000 government employees either working without pay or altogether furloughed and unable to put food on the table.

Texas officials vote to remove Confederate plaque at Capitol

Following more than a year of complaints from elected officials of all political stripes, a state board that oversees the Texas Capitol grounds voted unanimously Friday to remove a controversial Confederate plaque that falsely asserts that the Civil War was ...

Trump threatens national border wall emergency

President Trump on Friday threatened to use emergency powers to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that would defy a Congress that – amid Democratic opposition – has thus far refused to allocate any new money for ...

House Democrats take power amid Texas delegation shakeup

With the backing of Texas’ congressional Democrats, Nancy Pelosi on Thursday became the first U.S. House member to recapture the speaker’s gavel since the days Texan Sam Rayburn ruled Capitol Hill.

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