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Press Releases

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As the Chief Elected Official in Dallas County, the county judge communicates with the media often regarding county policies, pending court actions, and other items as needed. Judge Jenkins also proactively distributes some information to the media and the public to ensure that factual, relevant information is received regarding certain issues.

2017
August 15Dallas County Partners on Job Readiness Program for Inmates
August 10Through Innovative Funding, LBJ East Project Advances in Dallas County
July 5Dallas County Becomes First Human Rights County in Texas, Despite Opposition From Some
July 5Dallas County Commissioner’s Court Votes to Lower Vehicle Inspection Fees in Dallas County by $6
March 28Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Regarding the Executive Order on the Clean Power Plan
2016
November 28Jenkins, Hinojosa Release Recommendations to Reform Truancy in Dallas County
November 11Judge Jenkins Selected as One of Nation’s Top Pro-Growth Progressive Leaders
September 23Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins marks Welcoming Week and Constitution Week by visiting a Citizenship Clinic at the Mexican Consulate in Dallas.
September 21Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins marks Welcoming Week and Dallas County’s vibrant refugee community by visiting an afterschool program in Vickery Meadow.
August 23Managing Highway Radiological Emergencies Table Top Exercise
July 6Statement on First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Dallas County
May 19Statement on H.R. 5243 – Zika Response Appropriations Act
May 2Judge Jenkins Statement on 15-month extension for Medicaid waiver
April 22Judge Jenkins addressees Clean Power Plan at Earth Day Summit
February 9President Obama Grants Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance for December Tornadoes
February 3Judge Jenkins Urges Certain Individuals to Not Travel to Countries with Reported Zika Activity
January 5Dallas County Judge Jenkins Provides Residents with First Steps and Dos and Don’ts Following a Disaster
2015
December 28Dallas County Judge Jenkins Urges Residents to be Aware of Post-Disaster Fraud Practices
December 27Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Severe Weather Damage Update
December 26Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on the Severe Weather Outbreak
November 18Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins ‘dines small’ with SBA Regional Administrator and Greater Dallas Restaurant Association to Support Small Businesses
October 27Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
October 22Dallas County Judge Jenkins Urges Residents to be Prepared
September 28Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins appoints Natalie Jenkins Sorrell to Parkland Board
September 3Media Advisory - Managing Rail Transportation Emergencies Seminar
June 26FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Now Open through July 11
June 7Media Advisory - Financial Impact of Recent Thunderstorms, Tornado and Flooding
June 4Judge Jenkins to Speak at International Health Privacy Summit
May 29Judge Jenkins Statement on Flood Conditions
May 27Judge Jenkins Statement on Voter Disenfranchisement
May 15Judge Jenkins Urges Residents to be Prepared
March 30Judge Jenkins Parkland Dedication Speech
March 23Judge Jenkins Statement on the 5th Anniversary
of the Affordable Care Act
February 5Dallas County Judge Jenkins Encourages Individuals to Sign Up for Health Insurance
January 9Dallas County Judge Jenkins Urges Residents to be Prepared
January 8Dallas County Stronger Communities Coalitions Announces
First Actionsto Assist Undocumented North Texas Residents
January 7Judge Jenkins Urges Residents to be Prepared
2014
October 28Ebola Update: Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
October 24Ebola Update: Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
October 22Ebola Update: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Dallas County and the City of Dallas Release Updated Contact Monitoring Graphic
October 22Ebola Update: Number of Contacts in Follow-Up Graphic
October 8Ebola Update: Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
October 5Ebola Update: Statement from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
October 3Ebola Update: Family’s Apartment Clean-Up
October 2Ebola Update: Incident Management Center
2013
December 18Marketplace Enrollment Efforts Discussed with Officials in
Washington, D.C.
October 2Judge Jenkins Statement in Response to Abbott’s Lawsuit Announcement
September 30Dallas County Kickoff Event for Health Insurance Marketplace
September 26Community Conversation with HHS Secretary Sebelius on the
Affordable Care Act
August 7Enroll Dallas County Partnership Holds First Meeting
June 25Statement Regarding the Supreme Court Ruling on the Voting Rights Act
2011
May 4White House County Officials Meeting