After Year of Challenges, Mayor Mike Rawlings Announces New ‘Goals for Dallas'

After perhaps his most consequential year as Dallas' mayor, Mike Rawlings said during his penultimate State of the City address Tuesday that he has a new "big, hairy, audacious goal" to accomplish next year: coming up with new goals.Rawlings doesn't yet have a plan to come up with a plan for the city's future. He envisions a process that will bring together city officials and business, education and philanthropic leaders who are all already working on their own goals."It is chaos right now," he said. "Everyone's trying to do God's work, but it is not organized."Rawlings said broadly that he wants strategies for green space, health care, workforce preparedness, technology, housing, education and pretty much every other major challenge in the city.   Continue reading...

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