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Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 @ 6:09PM

UNT-Dallas College of Law Earns Provisional Accreditation Approval

On second attempt, UNT-Dallas College of Law Earns Provisional Accreditation Approval DALLAS – The announcement that the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law has earned provisional approval for accreditation from the American Bar Association (ABA) is a fitting testament to the tenacity of visionary leaders who would…

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Sunday, May 28th, 2017 @ 6:06PM

Texas makes strides on officer and citizen safety

  Texas makes strides on officer and citizen safety AUSTIN – Two notable bills authored by State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) cleared major legislative hurdles on the way to becoming law Saturday – May 27, 2017. Senate Bill 12 (SB12) will create a statewide grant program for the purchase of protective vests to…

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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 @ 6:03PM

Senate approves bill to rescue Dallas Police & Fire pension plan

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017   Contact: Kelvin Bass 512-463-0123 Senate approves bill to rescue Dallas Police & Fire pension plan Senator West says agreement a must AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Senate by a vote of 30-0 approved its version of HB3158, a plan that by all accounts would…

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017 @ 6:01PM

Senator West says major progress made on Dallas Fire & Police Pension bill

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2017 Contact: Kelvin Bass 512-463-0123 Senator West says major progress made on Dallas Fire & Police Pension bill AUSTIN – After months of negotiations at the Texas State Capitol during the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature, State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) says that major…

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 5:58PM

Senate Bill 30 – “The Community Safety Act” moves to the Texas House

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2017 Contact: Kelvin Bass 512-463-0123 Senate Bill 30 – “The Community Safety Act” moves to the Texas House   AUSTIN — Senate Bill 30, The Community Safety Act, passed the Texas Senate Wednesday – March 29, 2017 on a unanimous, 31-0 vote. SB30 addresses police and…

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Monday, January 23rd, 2017 @ 5:52PM

Lack of African American presence on UT Regents Board

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2017 Contact: Kelvin Bass 512-463-0123 Lack of African American presence on UT Regents Board to be discussed at press conference   AUSTIN – On Monday, January 23, 2017, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced three appointments to the University of Texas System – Board of…

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