The El Paso City Attorney and the Executive Director of the Downtown Management District (DMD) want the Texas Historical Commission to remove Duranguito from the National Register of Historic Places which would endanger the Downtown National Historic District. City Attorney Karla Nieman, at the direction of five members of City Council, and Joe Gudenrath, Executive… Read More Keep 13 Duranguito Properties That Are Eligible for Inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places and Save the Downtown National Historic District!
By Dr. Oscar J. Martínez* Despite the crushing financial downturn faced by the city as a result of the covid-19 crisis, on April 28, 2020, by a vote of 6-2, the El Paso City Council rejected the Annello/ Rodríguez proposal to stop the fiscal bleeding by suspending the building of two non-essential and costly projects,… Read More CITY LEADERS MUST ABANDON PLANS TO BUILD COSTLY PROJECTS
The national unemployment rate stands officially at 14.7% according to the numbers released by the Labor Department for April 2020. That number both shows an unprecedented economic devastation because it shows the worst job losses in such a short time in recorded history and it also shows that the 14.7% is the worst percentage of… Read More El Paso Unemployment Numbers For April Amid Covid-19: An Economic Catastrophe in the Making
From: Paul Foster Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:41 AM To: Dee Margo <email@example.com>; Peter Svarzbein <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com; Cassandra Hernandez <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Sam Morgan <email@example.com>; Isabel Salcido <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com; Henry Rivera <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Cissy Lizarraga <email@example.com> Cc: Tommy Gonzalez <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Thank you for Defending the Citizens of El Paso Mayor and Council, I just wanted to… Read More Paul Foster’s letter to the Mayor and City Council thanking them for voting against agenda item 19.1, which would have suspended the “Arena” and Cultural Heritage Center for budgetary reasons
The Community First Coalition El Paso, has created a petition to terminate “The El Paso Sports Arena Project.” In the petition, the organization writes: “In response to the worst health and economic crisis in El Paso’s history, the City has implemented austerity measures, but the costliest tax-funded project—the proposed sports arena—has not yet been eliminated.”… Read More Online petition: “TERMINATE THE EL PASO SPORTS ARENA PROJECT”