I can’t imagine the City of El Paso keeping next year’s budget under an amount that won’t require at least
Here’s a familiar tune. Only some of the words have changed, and our numbers are bigger. Daniel Berger, a senior
I lifted this from David Crowder’s article about the Downtown arena that appeared in the El Paso Inc. this weekend.
Somehow, El Paso developed professional politicians. Okay, the development of professional politicians was intentional. Corrupt power brokers recruited electable candidates
I lifted this from the City’s website: The proposed 2019 Public Safety Bond is the City’s plan to use voter approved bonds
About ten years ago, the people who really run things in El Paso decided that the city needed public amenities
And how often in life do you get a Mulligan? This was in this week’s El Paso Inc. It looks
You’ve probably heard that the Texas Legislature reduced the rollback rate to 3.5%. Here’s the skinny from the Texas Tribune.
Last week City Manager Tommy Gonzalez gave an interview to CBS4Local. Judging by the page hits and comments, y’all enjoyed
Yesterday City Council overrode Mayor Margo’s veto, allowing the city to raise tax rates for the third year in a
I lifted some slides from City Manager Tommy Gonzalez’ presentation on the water parks to City Council. Like this one:
This is the newest hip marker in Juarez, on the east end of the pedestrian mall on dieciseis, a block
Those nice people at the Texas Department of Transportation are considering widening the freeway in Downtown El Paso, eliminating lots
They said it was about Economic Development. They said that once we built those Quality of Life projects, companies would
Popular Italian tenor Max Grossman sent me an email this week that contained this interesting information: The Mayor of El
This post originally appeared on 03 June 2015. How to make a million dollars: First, get a million dollars. —
The El Paso Times reported yesterday on the City’s streetcar debacle. Sun Metro officials are looking for ways to boost
This week there’s a column by the editor of the El Paso Inc. about how great DWNTWN is doing. Property
You know, the City used to justify municipal extravagance with the rationalization that we need to swing our tax base
This post originally appeared on 27 August 2012, shortly after man harnessed fire and before the invention of the wheel.