by Max Grossman Luisa Barrios of KTSM 9 News broke the “news” on Thursday that the Kroll Bond Rating Agency
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
CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON FATE OF STREETCARS, WHICH LOSE $2.9M PER YEAR, COSTING TAXPAYERS $44.61 PER RIDE!
by Max Grossman Tomorrow under agenda item 17 our City Council will decide the fate of our insolvent streetcars, which are
Our Forecast Budget Shortfall
Look up at that graph there. I lifted it from the budget presentation that the City gave to City Council
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
Report From Juarez
I am an accidental witness to recent turmoil in Juarez. Last Wednesday I walked into a riot. I was looking
Retrovision — Economic Impact
This article originally appeared on 17 January 2017. What do you think has more effect on the El Paso economy.
“Lots of Empty Spaces”
Here’s a story from the El Paso Times headlined Downtown El Paso’s vacant buildings await next wave of redevelopment: Lots
Ancient History — Mayor John Cook’s Interview with the El Paso Inc.
From 9 June 2013: “Why are we making a significant investment in Downtown? The answer’s very simple. When I come
Max Grossman: “THE FIRING OF CITY MANAGER GONZALEZ: OPEN LETTER TO REPS. HERNANDEZ, SALCIDO AND RIVERA”
March 3, 2023 Rep. Cassandra HernandezRep. Isabel SalcidoRep. Henry Rivera City of El Paso300 N. Campbell St.El Paso, TX 79901
Retrovision — This Guy Got Beat Up By the (Alleged) Kern Place Dog Killer
This post originally appeared on 08 March 2018. That’s Mark Boykin, the proprieter of Mark’s Cantina. Three years ago Mr.
Why Tommy Gonzalez Got Fired
It happened. El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez got canned Tuesday after 7 or 8 years on the job. By
Retrovision: Max Grossman — “OUR WATERPARKS ARE A GIANT FINANCIAL BLACK HOLE”
This is the text of an email that I received 30 September 2022. by Max Grossman THE OPERATING DEFICIT OF
Max Grossman — “THE CASE FOR FIRING TOMMY GONZALEZ”
by Max Grossman Tommy Gonzalez became City Manager of the City of El Paso on June 23, 2014. So what
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
The City’s “Slush Fund”
by Max Grossman If you pay a monthly water bill like I do, you will notice a tax levied by
Everybody’s talking about all the Economic Development taking place downtown. Here, for instance, is that nice lady who has taken
A Cruel Joke
Mexico has come out with some new banknotes. The 500 peso note is blue. It has a picture of Benito