Young Sung is the right choice for Carrollton City Council

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The North Dallas Gazette believes Young Sung is a candidate for the Carrollton City Council, Place 2. He offers an inclusive vision for all members of the community, while seeking to promote economic growth and job opportunities for a strong future for Carrollton. His opponent is a tea party incumbent running on a platform of [...]

Webb hopes experience is deciding factor for voters in Irving’s District 3

Irving City Councilman Dennis Webb is running for re-election.

By Tamarind Phinisee, NDG Contributing Writer For the past three years, Irving City Councilman Dennis Webb has dedicated his time and energy to responding to the needs of the citizens of District 3. Now the 55-year-old incumbent is hoping these same citizens will allow him to continue his efforts by re-electing him for another term. [...]

GOP Says No to CDC Gun Violence Research

John Bunce's photo from Gun Control Hartford CT event via Flickr

By Lois Beckett, Pro Publica After the Sandy Hook school shooting, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was one of a few congressional Republicans who expressed a willingness to reconsider the need for gun control laws. “Put guns on the table, also put video games on the table, put mental health on the table,” he said less than a [...]

Rep. Johnson joins Sec. Foxx in calling for action on I-635 LBJ Freeway East project

Congresswoman Johnson spoke on the many benefits that Texas has received from transportation stimulus spending
Pictured with (l to r) Garland Mayor, Douglas Athas, John Barton, and Secretary Anthony Foxx

DALLAS – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at the site of the proposed I-635 LBJ Freeway East on the last stop of the Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour. This week, Secretary Foxx has been traveling across the country highlighting transportation projects that have the potential to bring thousands of [...]

Rose Cannaday looks forward to third term on Irving City Council

Rose Cannaday is seeking a third term on the Irving City Council.

By: Jackie Hardy, NDG Contributing Writer In May, voters will go to the polls to determine the mayoral seat as well as seats for single-member districts 3 and 5, which are currently being held by incumbents Dennis Webb (Place 3) and Rose Cannaday (Place 5). Cannaday is running against Oscar Ward who is a 75 [...]

NDG endorses Cannaday and Webb for Irving City Council

Irving City Councilman Dennis Webb is running for re-election.

The North Dallas Gazette enthusiastically extends endorsements for the re-election of Irving City Council Members Rose Cannaday (Place 5) and Dennis Webb (Place 3) in the May 10 election. Throughout their council tenure, each has demonstrated a progressive vision for the future of Irving. Their decisive, yet coalition building, leadership was vital given the dysfunctional state of [...]

Young Sung Throws His Hat In Carrollton City Council Race

Sung recently speaking with a voter.

By Nicole Scott, NDG Contributing Writer America is often referred to as a melting pot because of its widespread diversity of cultures and ethnicities, however we don’t always see that diversity represented in politics, especially as it relates to Asian Americans.  Boston and Philadelphia are but two of the few cities listed outside of California [...]

Property Tax Savings for Seniors: What They Should Know

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By Tamarind Phinisee, NDG Contributing Writer Property tax relief for seniors has been the topic of nationwide debate for quite some time. But the debate has picked up steam in the past few months in places such as Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, in an effort to keep seniors from losing their homes and to provide [...]

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