Somehow I missed the point of City Manager Tommy Gonzalez’ press release about the new budget. When Tommy Gonzalez was
Category: Cost of Living
Sunday I went to Cloudcroft. The high temperature was 72. The low was 58. You should try it. Nowhere on
Warren Buffett — The Rich Are Winning the Class War
He said it in a New York Times article back in 2006. “There’s class warfare, all right,” Mr. Buffett said,
El Paso Electric’s Profits Rise 87.4%
From ElPasoTimes.com: El Paso Electric’s profit increased 87.4% in 2021 to $146.2 million, a new financial report shows. . .
Quality of Life Much?
Here’s a heartbreaking story from the El Paso Times. I am reprinting it in its entirety. This holiday season, the
Blame It On the Firemen
And the cops. That’s what other cities have done when their fiscal profligacy has run their finances into a ditch.
The Subscription Economy
Here’s a sobering piece I found on Medium.com: For years, banks and ultra-elites (bankrolled by years of money-printing, corporate socialism,
El Paso One of the Most Affordable Cities For Home Buyers
Did you miss this story from KTSM.com? The housing market has been booming this year, but the price of real
Home Valuations to Rise in El Paso
Vic Kolenc of the El Paso Times reports that the median price for a house in El Paso rose in
A Long Walk on a Short Pier
More good news. From this week’s El Paso Inc.: As they exhaust pandemic aid and see no end to the
Paul Foster Likes the Arena
The El Paso Inc. ran a story about the restoration of the Plaza Hotel this weekend. That renovation was undertaken
Is the City’s Strategic Plan Working for You?
In 2012, the City of El Paso began implementing a strategic plan to foster economic development in the area. According
Six Feet High and Rising
Well, lookie here. The dead tree edition of the El Paso Times reports that our County’s Hospital District is raising
The Cost of Living Well
Apparently our elected officials of the County Commissioners Court are giving themselves about a twenty percent raise next year. This
Retrovision: What’s Wrong With El Paso
This post originally appeared on 27 August 2012, shortly after man harnessed fire and before the invention of the wheel.
EPEC’s Falling Bond Rating
Another story from the El Paso Inc.: El Paso Electric has been placed on review for downgrade by one of
Will Water Parks Be The New Streetcars? And Other Questions
In March, KFOX14 reported that the streetcars are a money pit. KFOX14 Investigates learned in the first four months of
Retrovision: More Rate Increases
[This article originally appeared on May 18, 2017.] El Paso’s English language daily reports that Texas Gas, i.e., the gas
In a report that will surprise no one, tripnet.org informs us that the roads in El Paso are some of