Featured Endorsement: Philip Ritter

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By Philip Ritter- Trustee, Dallas County Community College District
Deciding whom to support for Dallas Mayor is a challenge this year. I have friendship, admiration and respect for many in the field. After weeks of reflection, I have decided to support Eric Johnson. Here is why.

Featured Endorsement: Mary Poss

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By Mary Poss – Former Acting Mayor of Dallas
I’ve seen some great leaders and true public servants come through City Hall over many years. These men and women have built our beloved Dallas into one of the most dynamic, recognized and livable cities in the world…

Does the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ start with suspensions? This bill aims to find out

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Dallas Morning News — The Texas House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require school districts to report demographic data to the state on all out-of-school suspensions. House Bill 65, introduced by Rep. Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, would require school districts to report the race, sex and date of birth of suspended students, as well as information on why the students were suspended and the length of the suspensions.

Eric Johnson, Candidate for Dallas Mayor

Which Dallas mayoral candidates have the money edge? Here’s a look at spending and fundraising this year

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Dallas Morning News — Despite being the last official candidate to enter the mayor’s race, state Rep. Eric Johnson took in $524,134 — the most in campaign donations of any candidate. The Democrat got to that total with the help of dozens of maximum $5,000 contributions from Dallas’ moneyed elite — including some prominent Republican donors.

Broad Coalition of Dallas Leaders Endorses Eric Johnson for Dallas Mayor

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For Immediate Release — A sweeping coalition of neighborhood, business, civic, non-profit, and faith leaders announced today that they proudly support State Rep. Eric Johnson’s campaign to become the next Mayor of Dallas. Nearly 250 Dallas leaders have formally endorsed State Rep. Eric Johnson to become Dallas’ next Mayor, demonstrating the broad support that his inclusive and consensus-building leadership style has garnered across the nation’s ninth largest city.

State Lawmaker Running For Dallas Mayor To File Anti-Public Corruption Legislation

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CBSDFW.com — Democratic State Representative and Dallas Mayoral candidate Eric Johnson announced Monday he will file an anti-public corruption bill this week after a former Dallas City Council Member Carolyn Davis pleaded guilty to accepting bribes. During a news conference at the State Capitol Monday afternoon, Rep. Johnson said, “My running for Mayor has nothing to do with this.”