Top Stories: What's In Store For Dallas City Council Rookies?; Bedbugs And Rental Properties | KERA News

Top Stories: What's In Store For Dallas City Council Rookies?; Bedbugs And Rental Properties

Jun 20, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

A newly inaugurated Dallas City Council holds its first meeting on Wednesday. Newcomers and familiar faces from south and west Dallas have replaced four ousted incumbents seen as regular supporters of Mayor Mike Rawlings: Monica Alonzo, Erik Wilson, Carolyn King Arnold and Tiffinni Young. 

KERA’s Sam Baker talked with city hall reporter Tristan Hallman of the Dallas Morning News about how the turnover could affect the dynamics of the council.

 

Other stories this evening:

  • On Tuesdays, KERA's One Crisis Away project looks at life on the financial edge. Today, a problem that's especially overwhelming for low-income families: bed bugs. Drawn to apartment complexes with lots of people packed into small spaces, bed bugs cause pain, anxiety and financial stress.

 You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.