Corruption probe spurs ethics questions at Dallas City Hall

by BRETT SHIPP / WFAA / NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES

DALLAS — There are new questions about one of the central figures named in a federal corruption probe in Dallas.

News 8 has learned that political consultant and businessman Willis Johnson has been wearing two hats at the same time while doing business with the City of Dallas.

Johnson wears many hats in Dallas, including telecommunications specialist; marketing guru; City Hall lobbyist; and political consultant to the last two mayors.

Now, in the face of a federal investigation, current Mayor Mike Rawlings is calling for greater accountability when it comes to doing business at City Hall.

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By Avi S. Adelman under Dallas City Council , Dallas City Hall