During Larry Medina’s sentencing some Information was revealed that should be of interest to those who follow the political shenanigans of El Paso politicians, especially today’s debacle concerning the downtown arena. According to the El Paso Times report on February 19, during Medina’s sentencing his attorney tried to minimize Larry’s criminal participation. To which Judge… Read More Et tu, Susie Byrd and Veronica Escobar? What “s—“ did Medina do under your watch?
Whether Larry Medina, among others, gets sentenced today, February 19, 2013 as expected is yet to be seen as Larry is such a weasel that he will likely seek to weasel his way out of doing jail time. He already tried prostrating himself before Judge Montalvo at his plea hearing shedding crocodile tears while uttering… Read More The Pillar of Society also known as Larry Medina is Expected to be Sentenced Today on Public Corruption Charges
Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Approved the hiring an outside consultant, a Mexican attorney, to help the City interpret Mexican law regarding an international transit service; Approved renewal the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce contract for $140,000; Approved 2 street lights for District… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: February 12, 2002
By Jaime O. Perez, El Paso Metro There has been a constant barrage of criticism regarding the lack of a comprehensive plan for a Border Health Institute (BHI) and the efforts by Mayor Ray Caballero to appropriate tax dollars from other taxing entities through Tax Increment Finance Districts (TIFs) to fund what to date has… Read More Bizarre Hokum Illusion (BHI)
By Armando Castellanos, El Paso Metro If County Judge Dolores Briones is to be believed, the state of the County is as close to Heaven as humanly possible. Just look at the evidence: The County did not increase taxes but rather “tax revenue” increased because of property valuations. Hmmmm. The County did not add to… Read More County is Wonderful
By Jaime O. Perez, El Paso Metro Arturo Huerta, President of the El Paso Community College (EPCC) Board of Trustees, announced that EPCC will probably go along with the Tax Increment Finance Districts (TIFs). The Board met with Mayor Ray Caballero on Thursday the 24th at the Valle Verde campus. The El Paso Times reported… Read More EPCC Compelled to Join TIF
By Jaime O. Perez, El Paso Metro With a mix of hyperbole, grand rhetoric and subtle manipulation, Mayor Raymond C. Caballero delivered his State of the City speech to about 400 civic and business leaders. The event was organized by the El Paso Greater Chamber of Commerce at the Hilton Camino Real on Thursday the… Read More Caballero Assures Reelection
Robert Ruiz, El Paso Metro Well, the Sun shines upon the Sun Bowl in 2001 and El Paso greets 2002 with strong optimism. The shock of 911 is wearing off and in its stead remains vigilance, patriotism and resolve that it never happen again. Talk of taxes recedes and dialogue about the future of the… Read More Happy New Year!