Lookie here. This advert in the El Paso Inc. says that State Representative Joe Moody is the new General Counsel
“I Was Hacked!”
I guess District 3 Representative Cassandra Hernandez hasn’t been keeping up with current events. “I was hacked” seems to work
I went to City Council last week to watch the Veto Theater. Chambers was packed with bar owners and employees
Yesterday City Council overrode Mayor Margo’s veto, allowing the city to raise tax rates for the third year in a
Passing the Buck
KVIA reports that Mayor Dee Margo vetoed the tax increase that City Council approved. El Paso Mayor Dee Margo on
Sometime in the murky past, the City moved the date of local elections to coincide with state and national elections.
Quote du Jour: Henry James
“Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is insolent and strong; beauty enchanting, but rare; goodness very apt to be
The Trouble With The Trouble With Term Limits
Way back at the end of May, I made the argument that term limits restrict the electorate’s ability to retain
The Trouble With Term Limits
Currently, El Paso’s elected officials are limited to two terms in office. That means that once they figure out what’s
Los Gallos Negros
We are Los Gallos Negros, a collective of people fighting to retake control of City Government. Los Gallos Negros are
An alert reader forwarded me the latest update from District 8 Representative Cissy Lizarraga. Serving the public is not easy;
Millenials Are Broke
Did you see this story? This version came from NPR, but a lot of news outlets picked it up. Since
The State of Politics
I didn’t make the runoff. But Tuesday night, before the probability curve collapsed, I went to a meeting with a
The City’s Decision Making Process
We saw it yesterday at City Council. City Council holds discussions behind closed doors, and then presents their decision to
Retrovision: Who’s Driving This Truck?
This article originally appeared on 15 December 2016. It looks increasingly like City Staff are giving direction to City Council
Retrovision: Payback? Ha!
This post originally appeared on 5 April 2016. In my next life, I want to come back as a member
Joel Is Right
There are lots of places where people can live and El Paso is one of them. Unfortunately for the El
We’re Number One!
No, not for some made up cost-of-living click bait. For taxes! Property tax rates for industrial properties, to be specific.
About That Arena
Remember that poll about the arena that KVIA did? Only 26% of the residents of El Paso County who were
Retrovision: The Master Plan
I was going to write about the soccer stadium, but I realized that I already did. This post originally appeared