Former El Paso Deputy City Manager Doing Community Service

If you a long-time reader of my blog then you probably remember Jane Shang, the former El Paso deputy city manager fired by Joyce Wilson. Shang is now the city manager for Deltona, Florida. Shang and her former boss, Joyce Wilson, were looking to fill the Deltona city manager position after the controversy in El… Read More Former El Paso Deputy City Manager Doing Community Service

It’s the Emails Dummy

During the controversy over the El Paso ballpark there were many rumors about impropriety. Many were true and others were wrong. One of the longest running controversies involved the improper election interference benefiting Steve Ortega’s run for mayor. Ortega lost. However, the election subterfuge with the bond monies for the ballpark cost the taxpayers of… Read More It’s the Emails Dummy

Outside Investigator Ross Fischer Looking Into Joyce Wilson

As most of you know, late last year, the El Paso city council contracted Ross Fischer to report on the various issues surrounding the aborted attempt to replace the financial advisors for the city. You also likely know that city council discussed Tommy Gonzalez in executive session yesterday. With all of the controversies surrounding Larry… Read More Outside Investigator Ross Fischer Looking Into Joyce Wilson

City to Vote on Outside Investigation and the Release of the Reports

As many of you know, city council is set to vote tomorrow on whether to authorize an outside investigator to investigate how the attempt to terminate First Southwest’s contract came about. The city also released three reports last week. The first one, the Norton Rose Fulbright report was released on December 2, 2015. On December… Read More City to Vote on Outside Investigation and the Release of the Reports

Borderplex Consultant Apologizes for Cut-and-Paste Report and Refunds Money

In its continuing quest to erase the uniqueness that is El Paso, the Borderplex Alliance went out and hired an outside consultant to tell El Paso how to market itself for economic development. The report, released on June 2, 2015, has already stirred up controversy, according to Vic Kolenc at the El Paso Times. What… Read More Borderplex Consultant Apologizes for Cut-and-Paste Report and Refunds Money