As you likely know, an intent to recall Larry Romero was filed on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at city hall. It really should not come as a surprise to anyone because of the questionable actions taken by Romero in recent days. Recalls are the final action that voters have to make their representatives pay attention… Read More The Case of the Two Larry’s
It is a funny thing that the more things change the more they stay the same. Today city council is going to embark on the city’s latest fiasco by appointing a city board to oversee the development of a Latino/Hispanic/Mexican-American/And God Knows What Other Name It’s Going To Get Cultural Center. The conversation is an… Read More The Hispanic Cultural Center Isn’t For Mexicans
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
Author: Theresa Caballero TIF’s made simple. There is a lot of confusion over the TIF’s. What are the TIF’s and what ramifications do they have on our tax bills? TIF is short for Tax Increment Finance District. Last year the mayor told city council he wanted it to create two TIF districts, TIIF #2 and… Read More TIF’s and Nothing But TIF’s
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)
Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Approved an agreement with El Paso Community Foundation to conduct an assessment of the Plaza Theater; Accepted grants to display artwork at El Paso Museum of Art; Awarded an additional six month contract to City lobbyist Hector… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: February 5, 2002
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!
Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Approved the sixth amendment to the original contract to give John Houser, artist, more time to finish Juan de Oñate statue; Various groups have suggested placing the statue on I-10 just north of Trans Mountain Road. Approved… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: December 18, 2001