BY THEODORE KIM
DALLAS MORNING NEWS
"In the face of Plano's worst budget squeeze in years, one constituency seems almost impervious to talk of big cuts: the Fire Department.
Part of that is recognition of the department's critical nature and of those willing to put themselves in harm's way.
But the department also can credit the Plano Firefighters Association, which in its short political life has emerged as City Hall's most potent special interest."