Here’s a news flash from the El Paso Inc.: El Paso leads major Texas cities in debt not approved by
Here’s a scathing article from Reason.com about cities building stadiums. Throw a Billion Dollars from the Helicopter is a new
Y’all remember when they pitched those 2102 Quality of Life bonds, they said it was “an economic development issue”. Here’s
Here’s a piece on Medium.com written by veteran reporter Debbie Nathan, chronicling the run-up to the election. . . .
Tomorrow the El Paso City Council will vote on a measure to indefinitely postpone the proposed arena in Duranguito. Let’s
The people running El Paso are delusional. They’re drunk. Drunk on power and ego. They latched onto this idea that
Y’all remember the Paso del Norte Group. Back in the aughts, they were going to launch El Paso’s renaissance. They
Which improves your quality of life more? A good paying job, or ballparks, water parks, and and arenas? Fiscal profligacy
This article originally appeared on 14 August 2018. Did you see this story on KVIA? Texas oilman J.P. Bryan, one
The City of El Paso is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on stuff we don’t need. City Council [will
This article originally appeared on 03 May 2018. The City of El Paso is implementing a plan that some rich
I can’t imagine the City of El Paso keeping next year’s budget under an amount that won’t require at least
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
About ten years ago, the people who really run things in El Paso decided that the city needed public amenities
You’ve probably heard that the Texas Legislature reduced the rollback rate to 3.5%. Here’s the skinny from the Texas Tribune.
I lifted some slides from City Manager Tommy Gonzalez’ presentation on the water parks to City Council. Like this one:
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. —