Posts Tagged ‘mayor’
Mayor Betsy Price: “We don’t like other cities outdoing us.”

Ebbing Tide

Gas revenues to fund the arts? What gas revenues?
ANTHONY MARIANI
Be afraid, Fort Worth. Be very afraid. Late last year, the Fort Worth City Council decided to decrease funding for the nearly 50-year-old Arts Council of Fort Worth, a nonprofit agency that distributes funds to 45 local groups,...


Closer to Reality?

Static
City Hall is already looking different under the leadership of Fort Worth’s new mayor. Betsy Price ran this week’s city council meetings in the same manner she handles herself — she was pleasant, efficient, and confident....



Ethics for Me and You

Static
It seemed insignificant on the surface, just 11 little words on a piece of paper. But the sheesh hit the fan after Fort Worth city secretary Marty Hendrix posted the agenda for the Ethics Review Committee’s June 9 meeting. Li...


Cathy Hirt Endorses Jim Lane For Mayor

Jeff Prince
Cathy Hirt, who finished third in the Fort Worth mayoral race earlier this month, is endorsing Jim Lane, the candidate who came in second behind Betsy Price. Price and Lane will duke it out in a runoff election next month. Here...



Cathy Hirt Not Ready To Endorse Mayor

Jeff Prince
Fresh off her third-place finish in this weekend’s mayoral election, Cathy Hirt isn’t quick to endorse either Jim Lane or Betsy Price. The runoff election is June 18. “I’m not prepared to make a decision...


FW Biz Press Endorses Betsy Price But Not Well

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Business Press endorsed Betsy Price for mayor of Fort Worth, but the editorial board’s endorsement kind of loses credibility when it states that the “next mayor of Fort Worth, with seven members of city c...



Leading Molly

For the first time in years, the Fort Worth Mayor’s Race is wide open.
STORY and PHOTOS by jeff prince
Aw, look at the five mayoral candidates. Aren’t they sweet? The play together so nicely! They vowed a clean, friendly race at their first forum in March, and so far they’ve stuck to the game plan. They even praise one anoth...


Nine Lives for the Trans-Texas Corridor?

Static
As predicted months ago by Static, the Trans-Texas Corridor has more lives than a cat and simply refuses to go away. Governor Slick Rick Perry’s wet-dream to cut our state into huge pieces that would divide cities, towns, far...



Mayor Mike Moncrief Won’t Seek Reelection

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief announced he won’t be seeking reelection in May after eight years as Fort Worth’s most visible and powerful elected official. Of course, he didn’t announce it personally to Fort ...


Michael Vick Fetches Catcalls For Key To Dallas

Jeff Prince
People are  peeeyissed off after Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwain Carraway gave a key to the city to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick while the convicted dog murderer was visiting that city during Super Bowl festivities....