Where is it? Here’s the Financial Reports page for City of El Paso’s Office of the Comptroller. The latest Comprehensive
From a 2009 El Paso Inc. interview with Woody Hunt: Q. How does corruption impact economic development? If the procurement
This article originally appeared on January 10, 2017. Over the last twenty years, we’ve spent a lot of money on
I wasn’t able to attend yesterday’s special City Council meeting. So I didn’t get to witness the Hunt Institute for
Today there’s a special meeting of City Council. I was hoping to attend, but life had other plans for me.
An alert reader sent me this spreadsheet which shows the actual numbers for the ballpark. Four years in and we’re
Are you troubled by insomnia? Then I’ve got some ballpark numbers that should put you right to sleep. Because there
Besides call centers, the City of El Paso’s economic development policy seems to be solely focused on tourism as a
The city budget is fat. Obviously they have extra money. Lookie here. From the El Paso Times: The city will
Another City Council meeting, another cubic yard of manure. From our English language daily: The city will issue an extra
Did y’all read that letter from former District 2 Representative Jim Tolbert? Of course you did. It’s been on a
This post originally appeared on December 7, 2016. God bless those nice people in city government. They are completely clueless.
Income is finite. That’s a hard concept to get your mind around, because income, in aggregate, is so large, and
[Our shrinking tax base isn’t a new thing. This article originally appeared on August 5, 2014. Since then, our city
El Paso Community Foundation President Eric Pearson says the Children’s Museum is going to be an economic driver. From KVIA:
Short answer: We don’t. I mean, except by the bank accounts of our community’s wealthiest citizens. They’re not going to
Here’s a list of lobbyists registered with the City of El Paso. There are links to their lobbying activity during
Perhaps they meant well. Maybe they were trying to seize the moment. Maybe they thought that the tide had turned,
See, there were all these crabs in a bucket. And the rich crabs said, “Hey, let’s make a better bucket.
Lately I’ve been hearing that crab pot analogy a lot. Paul Foster mentioned it in his TEDx talk, and Jim