What's Up With the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System Investigations? Officials Say They're Still Ongoing

Investigations into the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System's past dealings are still ongoing, pension officials say.Beyond that, they don't seem to know what's happening, and those who do know aren't saying much.The status of the multiple inquiries came up during a Texas House Committee on Pensions hearing Thursday at Dallas City Hall. The meeting was, in part, a check-up on the fund one year after the Legislature passed a rescue bill meant to pull the pension system off the path to insolvency.State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, sat in on the hearing and asked Bill Quinn, the system's chairman, if he knew whether anyone had found any wrongdoing yet.Quinn replied, to his knowledge, "nothing has been found that would indicate there has been criminal liability."Quinn said the investigation doesn't appear to be closed. "But I don't think there is a lot going on."  Continue reading...

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