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Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Speaks to Goolsby Scholars

Mayor Betsy Price with Goolsby Scholars 

UT Arlington alumna and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price ('72 B.S.) spoke to Goolsby Scholars in the "Leader as Communicator" class, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the University's Fort Worth Center.

Mayor Price served as Tarrant County Tax Assessor for 11 years before being elected mayor in 2011. She has been credited with promoting jobs, strengthening education, fighting crime and improving mobility during her tenure.

An avid bicyclist, Mayor Price helped organize FitWorth, a citywide initiative to encourage active lifestyles and healthy habits in children and adults. She also has championed responsible and sustainable cuts to balance the city’s $1.2 billion budget and advocated changes to the pension plan to protect taxpayers and stabilize the fund.