Dallas Police, Fire Retirees Blast Mayor Mike Rawlings, Rally for Pension Fix

Dallas Police Senior Cpl. Kevin Dodds believes City Hall has consistently steamrolled public safety workers in his 31 years on the department.Now that he's nearing retirement and is worried about whether he will have a secure pension, he isn't going to take it anymore."The police and fire departments have sacrificed for Dallas for years," he said. "The city wants us to keep giving and keep giving, and we've had enough. It's time for the city to give to us."On Wednesday, Dodds joined hundreds of retired and active Dallas police and firefighters who marched to City Hall and castigated Mayor Mike Rawlings for his opposition to state legislation that aims to save the failing Dallas Police and Fire Pension System from insolvency.  Continue reading...

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