Government http://keranews.org en Lawmakers Ready To Again Back A 'Texas Solution' To Obamacare http://keranews.org/post/lawmakers-ready-again-back-texas-solution-obamacare <p>Two key state lawmakers from opposing parties say they haven’t given up on creating a plan that would allow Texas to collect billions of federal Medicaid dollars tied to the Affordable Care Act.</p><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:50:19 +0000 Shelley Kofler 54296 at http://keranews.org Lawmakers Ready To Again Back A 'Texas Solution' To Obamacare Gov. Rick Perry Indicted For Abusing Power http://keranews.org/post/gov-rick-perry-indicted-abusing-power <p>A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.</p><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:33:19 +0000 Associated Press & Shelley Kofler 54182 at http://keranews.org Gov. Rick Perry Indicted For Abusing Power President Obama Expresses Concern About Missouri Violence http://keranews.org/post/president-obama-expresses-concern-about-missouri-violence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Barack Obama says there is no excuse for the use of excessive force by police in the tense aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., and no excuse for violence against the police.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:21:44 +0000 Associated Press 54090 at http://keranews.org President Obama Expresses Concern About Missouri Violence As Republican Leaders Meet In Dallas, Protesters Rally Outside http://keranews.org/post/republican-leaders-meet-dallas-protesters-rally-outside <p>Some of the nation’s most powerful Republican politicians are in Dallas this week for the annual convention of the American Legislative Exchange Council – known as ALEC. There was action inside and protests outside.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:22:09 +0000 Bill Zeeble 53380 at http://keranews.org As Republican Leaders Meet In Dallas, Protesters Rally Outside Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Russia http://keranews.org/post/obama-announces-new-sanctions-against-russia <p>President Barack Obama is announcing new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy, in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.</p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:54 +0000 Associated Press 53293 at http://keranews.org Obama Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Former Federal Prosecutor Says More Evidence Possible In Price Case http://keranews.org/post/former-federal-prosecutor-says-more-evidence-possible-price-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Corruption cases like the ones against John Wiley Price </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">aren’t new. An attorney involved in an earlier case offers his insights. </span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:00:14 +0000 Bill Zeeble 53260 at http://keranews.org Former Federal Prosecutor Says More Evidence Possible In Price Case What Led Up to John Wiley Price's Arrest Friday? Here's A Look http://keranews.org/post/what-led-john-wiley-prices-arrest-friday-heres-look <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dallas County’s longest serving, most controversial and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">only</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> African American Commissioner, John Wiley Price, was arrested and named in a 13-count indictment today alleging conspiracy, bribery, and fraud. Three co-defendants were also named. A three-year investigation led up to Friday’s arrest. What started it? Here’s a look.</span></p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:08:28 +0000 Bill Zeeble 53153 at http://keranews.org What Led Up to John Wiley Price's Arrest Friday? Here's A Look Price Supporters Call His Arrest A "Raw Deal" While Most Of His Critics Remain Silent http://keranews.org/post/price-supporters-call-his-arrest-raw-deal-while-most-his-critics-remain-silent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Following John Wiley Price’s arrest Friday morning, a layer of quiet concern seemed to settle over the offices where he was sworn in 29 years ago as the first African American on the Dallas County Commission.</span></p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:12:20 +0000 Shelley Kofler 53151 at http://keranews.org Price Supporters Call His Arrest A "Raw Deal" While Most Of His Critics Remain Silent Rep. Veasey Clocks In At Job Sites As He Campaigns For Higher Wages http://keranews.org/post/rep-veasey-clocks-job-sites-he-campaigns-higher-wages <p>As the congressman for a district with unemployment that's higher than the state average, and income that's lower,&nbsp;<a href="http://veasey.house.gov/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rep. Marc </span>Veasey</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has made jobs his top priority.&nbsp; Not just creating jobs, but raising salaries for the people who live in Congressional District 33 which stretches from West Fort Worth to West Dallas.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:39:33 +0000 Shelley Kofler 52971 at http://keranews.org Rep. Veasey Clocks In At Job Sites As He Campaigns For Higher Wages Fort Worth City Council Approves Zoning Changes At Stockyards http://keranews.org/post/fort-worth-city-council-approves-zoning-changes-stockyards <p>The Fort Worth City Council is moving forward with zoning changes to its historic Stockyards over the objections of some residents and civic leaders.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:51:28 +0000 Associated Press 52654 at http://keranews.org Fort Worth City Council Approves Zoning Changes At Stockyards