Also coming up: An item that will improve public safety in Dallas.

The following was adapted from my email newsletter.

This week, the Dallas City Council is scheduled to vote on a major initiative that will change the economic development landscape here for years to come.

The new Economic Development Corporation (commonly known as an EDC) is the centerpiece of the city’s…

The city is in a great position, but must not get complacent.

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Remember where Dallas was a year ago in terms of violent crime?

The city’s violent crime reduction plan at the time — thrown together by the previous police leadership after I had to demand they create one

The ethics reform vote was perhaps the most important one taken during my tenure in office.

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We did it: Item 91, ethics reform, passed the Dallas City Council on Wednesday on a 15–0 vote.

Unanimous.

Amazing.

Historic.

This was perhaps the most important vote taken during my tenure in office. Ethical behavior must…

The Dallas City Council will vote Wednesday to pass meaningful ethics reform and instill a genuine culture of ethics at City Hall

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The Dallas City Council on Wednesday will vote on many important contracts, board and commission appointments, municipal judge appointments, zoning cases, grants, funding allocations, new ordinances, and amendments to the city code.

But a single agenda item…

Dallas must compete economically with its suburbs or be left behind in this fast-growing region.

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The asterisk in the headline is intentional — and extremely important.

First, there is no doubt that Dallas is growing. The 2020 Census recorded 9% population growth in the city over the last decade — a faster rate…

Dallas needs to focus on workforce development to build for the future.

Hope you’re getting ready to feast and to spend time with your loved ones this Thanksgiving.

The world has come a long way since this time last year thanks to effective vaccines, new treatments, and other mitigation strategies. It has been a truly remarkable year.

On this Thanksgiving, I am…

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