This article originally appeared on 12 April 2017. Sure, half a billion dollars is a lot of money. Especially for
According to this story in the El Paso Times, the City isn’t going to bail out the Vista Hills Country
*That the City doesn’t want you to know. This article originally appeared on 23 May 2018. What is a Tax
This post originally appeared on 27 August 2015. Back when I was in school, before the wheel and shortly after
The City Manager protects his team. Even when they’re wrong. So if one of his Deputy City Managers decides to
Back in 2009, Woody Hunt talked about the effects of corruption in this interview with the El Paso Inc. Scholarly
Did you see this op-ed in the El Paso Times by Sito Negron? You may have heard about the I-10
Maybe you saw this op-ed in the El Paso Times this weekend: We are proud El Paso residents, but it
The Capital Improvements portion of the adopted FY 2019 budget is $198,758,086. Where does it come from? From the budget
You probably saw this op-ed in the Times, where former mayor John Cook and ex-City Manager Joyce Wilson defend their
KVIA delivered a Special Report last night on the Quality of Life bond projects cost overruns. It’s entertaining. Just spitballing,
On the occasion of Super Bowl LIII, John Stossel reminds us. Fortunately, we’re smarter than that. Aren’t we?
Here’s a piece from StrongTowns.org about how to deal with deteriorating roads and increasing municipal debt. The story is from
The City must have stayed up late figuring out how to swindle the taxpayers with that new Great Wolf Lodge.
If you needed more proof of El Paso’s corrupt, inbred, good old boy network, consider this: Bill Burton, the mastermind
Downtown is covered by Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #5. You remember those TIRZs. Here’s what the Texas Comptroller says about
Hey, District 6 Representative Claudia Ordaz Perez says that some faction is trying to “cause dysfunction in City Government.” Well,
To tell the truth, we don’t know. We can’t know. All the decisions are made out of the public eye.
According to Wikipedia, Open government is the governing doctrine which holds that citizens have the right to access the documents
As if to illustrate my point, my good friend Chuco Geek had this to say about my most recent article