That plan for the arena was based on three big lies (and a lot of little ones). To wit: 1)
Here’s a story from the New Yorker (via Molly Malloy’s Frontera List) that should throw a shadow on the graves
Not too long ago, the local machine said we should be like Oklahoma City, developing downtown through sports infrastructure. Now
What do you think has more effect on the El Paso economy. A downtown arena, or the value of the
According to the Employee Handbook for the City of El Paso, the city’s values are: Integrity Respect Excellence Accountability People
This week David Crowder unpacks the arena rebate, and things aren’t what the City told us. From an article titled
If you want to know if your project qualifies for some arcane tax credit, you ask the Texas Comptroller for
Who wins if we build an arena? Obviously whichever firm is selected to build it. (Maybe we can just give
Over the last two years, the peso has lost about a third of its value. Yesterday it was trading at
I don’t really blame the local multi-millionaires for buying City Council. I blame City Council for letting them. Money gives
That really harshes my mellow.
Over the last twenty years, we’ve spent a lot of money on Downtown. For Union Plaza. The Plaza Theatre. The
Have you ever wanted to be a journalist? Me neither. There are different ways to get to be a journalist.
In this Sunday’s El Paso Times, former Mayor John Cook says: But Cook said he is concerned that even combining
The El Paso Times didn’t include this item in their online edition, but I found it anyway through a Google
We don’t vote till May. But now’s the time to get your shit together. We’re rushing headlong into the season
Those politicians sitting in chambers at City Hall would like you to believe that their hearts grew three sizes one
I’ve often wondered why the Juarez plaza is so hotly contested by Mexico’s drug trafficking organizations. I surmise that there’s
Man, 2016 just flew by. It seems that the older I get, the faster time flies by, unless I’m listening
Brutus over there at ElPasoSpeak makes some good points with deeper implications, in this post titled EPISD bonds-story changes again.