Posts Tagged ‘Joel Burns’
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Weather Channel Bending To Joel Burns Storm

Jeff Prince
The Weather Channel has bowed to the viral weight of Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns after it crossed Twitter swords with him this week. The station is making changes based on the councilman’s complaints about the s...

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City Councilman Joel Burns Resigns

Jeff Prince
City Council member Joel Burns, who made national news in 2010 with an anti-bullying speech, announced his resignation at tonight’s meeting. Burns is Fort Worth’s first openly gay city council member. He’s served for...


Joel Burns Will Not Pursue Wendy Davis’s Vacated Seat

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns announced in an email yesterday evening that he will not run for Wendy Davis’s seat in the Texas Senate. On the day Davis announced she was running for Texas governor earlier this...

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Wendy Davis, Joel Burns, and Political Dominoes

Eric Griffey
Hot on the heels of Wendy Davis’ announcement today at a rally in Haltom City that she will run for governor, Fort Worth city council member Joel Burns is contemplating running for the seat Davis will vacate in the Texas Sena...

Point, Joel Burns; In Yo Face Rick Perry

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns tweeted something funny a minute ago: “If Gov. Perry becomes President of the United States, his case for Texas Secession becomes more compelling.”

Burns Invited to White House

Jimmy Fowler
City councilmember Joel Burns’s profile as a national spokesman against bullying in schools has just gotten even bigger (if that’s possible) – he’s been invited to the White House to participate in President Obama...

Deadline for Joel’s Undies

Jimmy Fowler
You can still buy $5 raffle tickets to win the pair of gift-bag boxers councilman Joel Burns received during his visit to the Ellen show. The drawing for a winner will be held at tonight’s 8pm performance of Amphibian Product...

Joel Burns ‘Better’ Outs Worst

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth city councilman Joel Burns is getting national and international exposure and kudos for his moving speech earlier this week. Reader comments are predominantly positive on web sites that carried the story. A reader at...

Joel Burns’s “Better” is Best

Jimmy Fowler
Okay, I’ll be the first to admit something unpopular – as laudable as the It Gets Better video project against anti-gay bullying is, there are a fair number of cheesy, self-indulgent personal testimonies amidst the flood o...

Wendy Davis and Joel Burns to Sling Booze

Senator Wendy Davis and Councilman Joel Burns will be serving the public booze at Grace from 5-7pm, Sept 29. All of their tips will benefit the Mobile Summer Rec. programs at DeZavala, Daggett and Rosemont schools. A lot of pla...