Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Politics

Texas leaders pledge to work across party lines to fix education and property taxes

By Richard Lee AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick both reemphasized their determination to solve the state's public school finance system, including...

Confederate plaque removed from the Texas Capitol

AUSTIN – On Saturday, Jan. 12, the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” plaque was removed from the Texas Capitol, where it was displayed for...

GOP state leadership united on property tax, school finance reform

By Richard Lee, Texas Senate News The leaders of the House and Senate joined Governor Greg Abbott in front of the Governor's mansion Wednesday to...

Texas economy doing well as Senate kicks off legislative session

By Richard Lee, NDG Special Contributor  Tuesday marked the beginning of the 86th session in the Texas Senate, a 140-day term in which state leadership...

Allred focusing on infrastructure and healthcare in election bid

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer North Texas is the site of one of the most competitive congressional races in the country, drawing national attention...

Local activist switches focus to get out the vote

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor D’Andrala Alexander followed through on her plan to mix politics with football at the State Fair of Texas. Prior to...

South Dallas welcomes Beto at Good Street Baptist

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke made a return visit to Dallas on Friday, Sept. 14 appearing before a packed...

Advertising with Black Press is key to victory for Democrats according to Rep. Jim Clyburn

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep....

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Makes Historic Visit to the U.S. to Build Economic and Cultural Bridges

By Marie Y. Lemelle (Wave Newspapers/NNPA) When the word spread among the hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians scattered across the United States that Dr. Abiy...

Beto appears at packed-out town hall in DeSoto as campaign blankets the state

By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer Sometimes it pays to just throw an idea out there.   DeSoto City Councilperson Candice Quarles was perusing Facebook when she...

Beto spends as much time listening as speaking during campaign stop in DeSoto

Updated: March 31, 2018 at 4:08 p.m.  By David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer Election season is underway, and with it comes the excitement of public appearances, speeches...

Sen. Royce West’s SB12 paves way for new protective gear for law enforcement

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer  In the aftermath of the shooting in Downton Dallas on July 7, 2016, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick requested creation...

Omarosa’s Final Days at White House Full of Controversy

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House, is leaving true to form...

House and Senate send tax cut bill to the President’s desk

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer The U.S. House of Representatives passed its final version of the tax reform bill now heading to the President’s...

North Texas is the location for key contentious races in 2018

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer With the Dec. 11 deadline for candidates running in the 2018 elections passed, campaign season is heating up in...

Dallas voters should support Dallas County Schools

NDG’s View Nov. 7 is Decision Day for the Dallas County Schools (DCS). The voters in Dallas will decide if they want to save the...

White House ending of low-income insurance subsidies puts Texans at risk

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer The White House announced recently it will stop payments to health insurers that assists roughly six million lower-income Americans...

A Quick Guide to the Texas Constitutional Amendment Election

Texas voters will head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7 to vote on a variety of bond and constitutional amendment proposals. In addition to...

U.S. Appeals court permits parts of Texas “sanctuary cities” law to be enacted

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer A three-judge panel ruled on Monday, Sept. 25 that elements of Texas’ Senate Bill 4 (SB4) immigration legislation can...

Dallas ISD Board votes to restrict options for Confederate-named schools

By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer The Dallas ISD Trustee Board voted 9 – 0 at its Sept. 29 board meeting to waive the existing policy...