by Rich Wright You Are Not the You in U-Matter KVIA continues its block busting reporting with more information of
Author: Rich Wright
The Poor Quality of Local Media
by Rich Wright Did you see this report from KVIA? Former District 6 City of El Paso Representative Claudia Rodriguez
If you look at the Census Bureau estimates for El Paso’s population, the inflection point was 2012. It didn’t turn
What do you get the man who has everything?
by Rich Wright How about a man made river? According to this story from the daily rag, El Paso Water
Our Taxing Politicians
You read here that email that Max Grossman sent out, decrying the proposed $10 increase for cars registered El Paso
A Little Corrupt
As the famous Jewish philosopher said, “If I can’t trust you with gas cards, how can I trust you with
Yesterday I went to the City of El Paso’s Financial Oversight Audit Committee’s meeting at City Hall. It was great.
Buried in Debt
I lifted this image from the FY2023 City of El Paso Budget Book: You’ll notice that this year we payed
My Take: About the City’s New Bond Rating
by Rich Wright I get it. If you can believe everything the City is telling us (always a dubious proposition),
New Podcast Episode: What’s Up With Prop I?
What’s Prop I? From ElPasoMatters.com: El Paso voters are being asked to decide whether the city should lift a long-time
Who Is Behind the Prop K Propaganda?
We the people are supposed to know who is financing election high jinks. There are laws for that. Unfortunately, the
El Paso’s population growth continues to stagnate, according to this report in ElPasoMatters.org: El Paso County’s population grew by fewer
The Strategic Plan of the City of El Paso – A Critique
It’s good to have a plan. Like the Cheshire Cat said to Alice, if you don’t know where you’re going,
God Bless Dee Margo
Poor Dee Margo. He is completely out of touch. Here’s a paragraph from his recent response to an open letter
Economic Development : We’ve Been Doing It Wrong.
The Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation hired the Perryman Group to study and propose some suggestions regarding Economic Development
More Blood From a Turnip
You probably got a letter from El Paso Water last week. The letter announced a new fee that our municipally-owned
Everybody’s talking about all the Economic Development taking place downtown. Here, for instance, is that nice lady who has taken
New Chief, Same as the Old Chief
The City of El Paso has appointed an EPPD veteran as acting Police Chief. From the El Paso Times: City
The Problem With TIRZs
Part of the reason that property taxes are so high in the City of El Paso is because not everyone
Economic Development for the Few
Some of those arena advocates act like it’s our patriotic duty to support downtown development. “Economic development,” they say. “Fortune