Fort Worth: A City on the Move

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 19, 2019 5:51:33 PM

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price outlined her victories, priorities and plans for the future today at her annual State of the City address, hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. According to Price, Fort Worth's "grit and renegade spirit" have propelled it to the 15th largest city in the country. In her eighth address as mayor, Price informed the crowd of nearly 1300 guests interview-style with moderator Jason Whitely, senior reporter and host of WFAA's Inside Texas Politics. From 1849 outpost to thriving metropolis, Fort Worth is a part of the FWD Metroplex versus the DFW Metroplex, according to Mayor Price. Texas A&M University School of Law is proud to welcome Mayor Price March 20 as a speaker for a public policy program. The following are address highlights:

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