No, not for some made up cost-of-living click bait. For taxes!
Property tax rates for industrial properties, to be specific.
Among the 50 largest cities in the U.S., El Paso has the highest tax rate for industrial properties, according to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. (Right here, page 84.)
Apparently this is a key element of the City of El Paso’s strategic plan.
No wonder our kids can’t find good paying jobs here. Good paying jobs aren’t part of the plan.
But I’m assured that lots of the people who use the swimming pool on the west side like it.
Too bad for you if you don’t use it.