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Four Dallas City Council seats decided

Four final seats on the Dallas City Council were decided in runoffs tonight.

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Four Dallas City Council runoffs will be held June 13

Saturday, June 13, is the runoff election that will decide the balance of power on the Dallas City Council. Runoffs will be held in four council districts — 3, 7, 8, and 10.

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UPDATE: Rawlings re-elected Dallas mayor but runoffs will decide some council races

The election of Dallas mayor and city council today (Saturday, May 9) is overshadowed by the charges leveled against District 1 Councilman Scott Griggs, who ran unopposed for a third term. Griggs has been a steadfast ally of the LGBT community.

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Emails show Griggs found design flaws in Dream Team Trinity plan

One of the city emails Councilman Scott Griggs received that raised the ire of some at Dallas City Hall pushing the Trinity Tollway plan. Griggs’ attorney Larry Friendman charged that the investigation is a result of his finding design flaws that could make the “Dream Team” proposal, passed in April by Dallas City Council, dangerous.

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DGLA and Stonewall endorsements differ

In March, Stonewall Democrats of Dallas endorsed a slate of candidates for Dallas City Council. That slate differs, in some cases, from the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC slate endorsed this week.

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Dallas City Council amends FMLA policy

Dallas City Council passed a change to it Family and Medical Leave policy. A city employee may now take time off to care for a “designated care recipient.”

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Which picture makes openly straight City Councilman Philip Kingston look more gay?

Philip’s wife Melissa wants to know.

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Kingston and Medrano official NOH8 pics

Adam Bouska was in town on Jan. 29 to take pics for the NOH8 campaign. Two of the no-haters were Oak Lawn’s city council members Philip Kingston and Adam Medrano.

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A ‘landmark day for the city of Dallas’

With Wednesday’s passage of a comprehensive equality resolution, 13 councilmembers assured the local LGBT community they support equality in city employment, living and tourism.

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BREAKING: Dallas City Council passes comprehensive LGBT resolution

Dallas council members passed an equality resolution Wednesday morning almost a year after a marriage equality resolution failed to be considered by the council.

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