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January 25, 2023

West Dallas homeowners couldn’t access City funds for home repairs, so the City eliminated the barrier

December 27, 2022

Q&A with Tabitha Wheeler Reagan: District 7’s New Plan Commissioner

January 11, 2023

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December 9, 2022

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<strong>West Dallas strong: West Dallas 1 website breaks new ground and hopes to inspire new leadership </strong>

West Dallas strong: West Dallas 1 website breaks new ground and hopes to inspire new leadership 

“We're setting the agenda on much of what's going on in West Dallas,” Raul Reyes Jr. says. However, his six-year term is coming to an end, and he and Jeffrey Howard don’t want to lose West Dallas 1’s momentum. As they prepare to pass the torch to the next generation, they are hoping the website will build support and awareness of West Dallas 1’s continuing impact.

West Dallas

Jeffrey Ruiz - January 25, 2023

Q&A with Tabitha Wheeler Reagan: District 7’s New Plan Commissioner

Q&A with Tabitha Wheeler Reagan: District 7’s New Plan Commissioner

South Dallas District 7 has a new plan commissioner — Tabitha Wheeler-Reagan. She will join 14 plan commissioners to hear zoning cases and make recommendations to the City Council.

South Dallas

Jeffrey Ruiz - January 11, 2023

West Dallas homeowners couldn’t access City funds for home repairs, so the City eliminated the barrier

West Dallas homeowners couldn’t access City funds for home repairs, so the City eliminated the barrier

The Dallas City Council voted last week to forgo the home insurance requirement for homeowners applying to the West Dallas Targeted Rehab Program, a City of Dallas neighborhood revitalization effort designed to provide financial assistance for home repairs. The city had rejected nearly half of program applicants, most of whom lacked home insurance. 

West Dallas

Jeffrey Ruiz - December 27, 2022

A major West Dallas polluter is leaving — but not fast enough for neighbors

A major West Dallas polluter is leaving — but not fast enough for neighbors

Neighbors don’t understand why GAF needs so long to leave and question who will truly benefit from a land upgrade. Once again, they have to defend their vision for their neighborhood.

West Dallas

Sona Chaudhary - December 23, 2022

Dallas Free Press seeks a civic producer for its Documenters network

Dallas Free Press seeks a civic producer for its Documenters network

Dallas Free Press is seeking a journalist or writer/researcher with a passion for local government, policy and power in Dallas to support our team as our Civic Producer.

Dallas News

Keri Mitchell - December 14, 2022

Dallas Free Press seeks a program manager for its local Documenters network

Dallas Free Press seeks a program manager for its local Documenters network

Dallas Free Press is seeking a Program Manager to lead our local arm of the award-winning Documenters program, which trains and pays residents to produce information in the public interest.

Dallas News

Keri Mitchell - December 14, 2022