Everton Bailey Jr., The Dallas Morning News

Everton Bailey Jr.

The Dallas Morning News

Dallas, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Everton:

Dallas council can’t agree on a redistricting map, so a special meeting is set for Monday

Council members on Wednesday tried for the second time this month to approve a redistricting map, but couldn’t get the required 12 votes to approve a final... → Read More

Dallas City Council OKs $10 million deal for housing people experiencing homelessness

The agreement would see the county commit $6.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief money to renovate the former TownHouse Suites in southern Dallas and $3.5... → Read More

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax will keep his job for now

Broadnax and Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced Tuesday that they are “moving forward together”. → Read More

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson tests positive for COVID-19 again

The mayor in a statement said he has “very mild cold-like symptoms” and tested positive Tuesday morning after learning someone else he had close contact with... → Read More

Support grows for Dallas city manager as threat of firing by City Council looms

The latest support for Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax comes as his job security with the city remains in the air. → Read More

Dallas City Council meeting on whether to keep, fire city manager delayed a week

The council deliberation is now set to occur June 23, which was already the planned date for the council to carry out an annual performance review for... → Read More

Poll: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson would have slight edge over Michael Hinojosa in election

A Suffolk University/Dallas Morning News poll of 500 Dallas residents released Friday showed the incumbent 33% to 24%, in support over Hinojosa. But a third... → Read More

Dallas’ chief financial officer, Elizabeth Reich, resigns to take undisclosed job

Elizabeth Reich, Dallas’ chief financial officer, is leaving at the end of the month as the city is preparing for its next annual budget. → Read More

Dallas firefighters association backs firing of city manager T.C. Broadnax

Dallas Fire Association President Jim McDade in a letter to City Council members Sunday cited issues with pay and poor conditions of fire stations, fire... → Read More

Council members face tough decision on Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax’s fate

Dallas City Council members face a tough decision next week when they consider the future of City Manager T.C. Broadnax. Here’s what some of them are thinking: ... → Read More

What to know about T.C. Broadnax

Age: 53 Hometown: Topeka, Kan. Family: Married with five children. Education: Bachelor’s degrees from Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., in 1991. Master’s... → Read More

Dallas council will meet to consider firing, disciplining City Manager Broadnax

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax, under fire over his response to criticism of the city’s beleaguered construction permitting process, could face... → Read More

Dallas raises property tax exemption for homeowners over 65 or disabled

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved an 8% increase in the amount those homeowners can exclude from their property tax valuation to $115,50... → Read More

Dallas to appeal judge’s ruling that blocks strip club hour restrictions

Dallas city attorneys sent a notice of appeal Friday to U.S. Chief District Judge Barbara Lynn, who on May 24 granted a request for a temporary restraining... → Read More

Dallas mayor says Texas legislators should risk careers for fixes after Uvalde shootings

The Dallas mayor on Thursday declined to say if he thinks Gov. Greg Abbott was right to call on the state legislature to form special committees to make... → Read More

Dallas officials can’t agree whether short-term rentals should be banned in neighborhoods

The city currently has no rules overseeing how short-term rentals -- residential properties or units that are typically rented for less than 30 days -- are... → Read More

Survey finds many Dallas firefighters struggle with mental health

The head of the city's fire union said many firefighters feel the city has offered few solutions to increased emergency calls, protections from COVID, and a... → Read More

City agrees to 30-year deal with Dallas ISD to revamp Reverchon Park baseball field

New playing surfaces, batting cages, restrooms, grandstand bleachers and other improvements to modernize the venue are in the works for the ball park. → Read More

Dallas now requires banks vying for city tax dollars to report investment, lending deals

Financial practices from how many residential loans are given to low- and moderate-income borrowers and residents of color, to how much in small business... → Read More

Dallas can’t force strip clubs to close by 2 a.m., judge says

U.S. Chief District Judge Barbara Lynn on Tuesday called police stats showing high crime near sex-based businesses that was presented to City Council members... → Read More