By: Dee & Adair Margo
On March 28, Brian Kennedy, Joe Molinar, Alex Annello, Art Fierro and Mayor Oscar Leeser – for no expressed cause or reason- voted to terminate Tommy Gonzalez, the first Mexican-American to be recognized for his leadership and excellence by the Malcolm Baldridge Foundation with the David Spong Lifetime Achievement Award. As El Paso’s City Manager, Tommy Gonzalez has moved our city forward with big muscle steps, making it a better place to live, work, and invest. Recall how we were the most inoculated population for COVID in Texas as a result of his leadership. We are financially sound with a good bond rating. Yet 5 members of city council think he’s in the way. The truth is, THEY are in the way. Two of them – Brian Kennedy (district 1) and Art Fierro (district 6) – have served for only two months and need to be recalled. El Paso deserves representatives who move our city forward – not backward!
About the Authors:
Former Mayor Dee Margo and First Lady of El Paso Adair Margo
El Paso News Submission Policy
El Paso News welcomes submissions of opinion and articles for publication online about local, regional, state, national and global issues directly related to El Paso. Please do not submit articles that have been published elsewhere either in print or online – that includes on a Blog.
All submissions must include the author’s first and last name and a brief biography, including affiliations with political parties, lobbying or special interest groups.
We do not have length guidelines, but we encourage authors to aim for less than 800 words. We generally do not edit editorials submitted to us. Submissions are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of our publication.
We do our best to read all articles sent to us promptly but please bear in mind that we receive many submissions. We will endeavor to respond quickly.
When submitting an article, it should be included in the body of the e-mail and/or in an attached Microsoft Word document (please, no PDFs). It should include a short headline and a tagline identifying the author(s). It should include contact information for the author(s), and at the bottom of the article a one-line bio for each author should be included. In the interest of transparency, the author must disclose any financial or lobbying relations he/she may have with the subjects raised. Please hyperlink all sourcing materials, such as facts, figures and quotations.
Please send your submissions to email@example.com
This is all about how much he is paid. Period. You want good talent? You have to pay for it. The people want to pay $50,000 per year for somebody who could make at least 1/2 a million doing similar work in the private sector. May the people get what they deserve.
Comments are closed.