Posted inCOVID-19

UMC Open Records About Traveling Nurse Video

Advertisements On November 7, 2020, Lawanna Rivers, a traveling nurse who worked at the University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) released a video on Facebook where she alleged that El Paso Covid-19 patients at UMC who were “put into the ‘pit’ only leave in body bags.” The video was first reported in El Paso […]

Posted inGovernment

UMC Voluminous Personal Messages

Advertisements The leaders of the University Medical Center of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital use taxpayer-funded equipment and services to send and receive “voluminous… personal messages unrelated to official business,” according to documents recently reviewed by El Paso Politics. Are El Paso’s taxpayers well-served when a taxing entity’s leadership spends time exchanging “personal […]

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Special Report: El Paso Children’s Hospital Argues It Is Not Accountable to El Paso

Advertisements The El Paso Children’s Hospital is arguing that it is not subject to the Texas Public Information Act. El Paso Children’s Hospital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. As a nonprofit, it argues that it is not a “governmental body” subject to the Texas Public Information Act. However, we disagree. Here is why. The Attorney General […]

Posted inTechnology

Year-End File Cleanup

Advertisements Over the last several weeks I’ve been receiving many requests to update some broken links on my blog. As you may remember, the EPN Blog morphed from the El Paso News Blog after some Russian hackers crashed my site in 2017. The change in the domain name caused many links to break. Fixing the […]