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Where Did Everything Go?

El Paso News - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 7:30pm
Special to the El Paso News – There seems to be some confusion about my archive of El Paso news and information that I have maintained for over the last two decades. No, none of it has disappeared and all of it is still available online. Let me explain. But first a short history. I… Read More Where Did Everything Go?
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Where Did Everything Go?

El Paso Politics - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 7:30pm
There seems to be some confusion about my archive of El Paso news and information that I have maintained for over the last two decades. No, none of it has disappeared and […]
Categories: Local Blogs

Go Vote Today in Runoff Election – July 2020

El Paso Politics - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 8:13am
Today is the day to vote in the March 2020 runoff elections. Both Democrats and Republicans have candidates vying for a position on the November ticket. In El Paso, these are the […]
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Samuel L Williams Jr The Epilogue

El Paso News - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 10:52pm
Okay folks, after my last writing some “things” have come about. The real Bankruptcy was discovered and the information was on dates, address, which state was given. There’s has also been a question about his “Special Forces” claim per his “story” while “attached” to an infantry unit in El Salvador and Honduras in the 80’s.… Read More Samuel L Williams Jr The Epilogue
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Allegation Is Made That Sam Williams Is Misrepresenting His Military Service For Votes

El Paso Politics - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 8:35pm
El Pasoans will be going to the polls tomorrow to cast votes in the runoff elections for the March primaries. One of the candidates is Sam Williams, who is running for United […]
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El Paso Politics Welcomes David Nevarez As A Contributor

El Paso Politics - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:44am
The El Paso Politics is happy to announce that David Nevarez has joined our publication as a regular contributor. Nevarez has published several timely pieces on our sister publication, El Paso News, […]
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Time To Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

El Paso Politics - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 7:43am
One of the problems with dealing with issues such as racial topics or police problems is that many people have a problem with leaving their comfort zones of all appears well. Tackling […]
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Time To Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

EPN - Border Analysis - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 10:00pm
One of the problems with dealing with issues such as racial topics or police problems is that many people have a problem with leaving their comfort zones of all appears well. Tackling social problems means having to look inward and among our friends and look at things from a critical thinking point of view. It… Read More Time To Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
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RumpToons No: 193

EPN - Border Analysis - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:00pm
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 193!
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Opinion Editorial: Who Speaks for Latinx, Chicanx on Social Media?

El Paso News - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:16am
Recently, on a Facebook group called ChucoPedia, member of the group, asked a pertinent question. She asked whether there were any Latinx Moderators on the site?  She was informed by one of the moderators that if she was under the impression the page was run by Latinx, that she was given wrong information.  A lively… Read More Opinion Editorial: Who Speaks for Latinx, Chicanx on Social Media?
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Banks Shedding Jobs After Covid

EPN - Border Analysis - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:00pm
Banks have been trying to get bank consumers to go electronic for some time now. The reason is that payroll is likely a bank’s largest expense followed by real estate. Much of the need for labor lies in handling cash transactions. Cash transactions for banks are onerous as much of it cannot be automated. Consumers,… Read More Banks Shedding Jobs After Covid
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The El Paso Economy And Job Market Post Covid-19

El Paso Politics - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 7:39am
In 2010, the El Paso Electric and Hunt Companies, among others commissioned a report modeling the long-term economic trends for the borderplex through 2029, of which El Paso is part of. The […]
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The Holguin-Perez Run-Off

El Paso Politics - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 7:30am
Author’s note: This article was updated to correct the name of Yvonne Rosales on the first paragraph. El Paso voters are casting votes to select who will represent them at Commissioners Court […]
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Anti-Protestor Legislation: The New Prior Restraint?

El Paso News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:37pm
By Fernando Tafoya The United States Constitution is clear. “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech..” To silence protestors that do not agree with them, legislators are proposing laws and regulations that violate the constitution. What are these proposals? Why do they violate the Constitution’s first amendment protection? Can government be trusted to… Read More Anti-Protestor Legislation: The New Prior Restraint?
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Second Stimulus Check?

EPN - Border Analysis - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:00pm
The question on many minds is whether the government will issue more stimulus checks to people or will there be more government programs to stimulate the economy. The country’s reopening of the economy became stalled as the Coronavirus re-surged in many states. Unemployment remains higher than normal. Adding to the stress of the economy is… Read More Second Stimulus Check?
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Richie David Marrufo and the Tumblewords Project–writing and reading and music and reading and publishing and reading

El Paso News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 3:39pm
Last winter, after moping to everyone I knew that I hadn’t written anything all year worth typing up, I found a small notebook under a stack of old bills and flipped through the pages.  It held the almost illegible scrawl of a poem I had written last year in April in a Tumblewords Project workshop… Read More Richie David Marrufo and the Tumblewords Project–writing and reading and music and reading and publishing and reading
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The Reimagine I-10 Study (Widening I-10): Public comment until July 15th

El Paso News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 2:36pm
TXDOT has proposed frontage roads and an unnecessary expansion of l-10 from Copia to Schuster that will take about $100 million worth of property and place more high speed traffic, and the added noise, vibrations, and pollution, closer to low income and historical neighborhoods. TXDOT has said that this expansion and frontage road proposal is… Read More The Reimagine I-10 Study (Widening I-10): Public comment until July 15th
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GLOBAL TRADE WATCH: REPORTER’S MEMO

El Paso News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:12am
As Mexican President Comes to D.C., Abuse of Mexican Labor Activist Susana Prieto Escalates, Casting Pall on New NAFTA Prieto’s July 1 Prison Release Conditioned on 30 Month Internal Exile, End of Her Matamoros Labor Organizing, Not Leaving Mexico and Relocation to Chihuahua Where Prosecutor Has Issue New Warrants for Her Arrest The extreme conditions… Read More GLOBAL TRADE WATCH: REPORTER’S MEMO
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***MEDIA ADVISORY***

El Paso News - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:42am
For Immediate Release: July 7, 2020 Contact: Matthew Groch, mgroch@citizen.org, (202) 454-5111 Mexican Labor Activist Susana Prieto, on Eve of Possible  Reimprisonment, and U.S. Rep. Chuy Garcia (D-Ill.) Call on Mexican President AMLO and President Trump to Remedy Ongoing Worker Abuses and Low Wages Celebration of New NAFTA Premature: It Won’t Help Workers Absent Action to… Read More ***MEDIA ADVISORY***
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AMLO Meets With The Patrón Today

EPN - Border Analysis - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:00pm
The problem for México is that every so often a Mexican president takes the helm of the country and immediately kowtows to the powers that be. Santa Anna is one such character. Santa Anna is best known for losing almost half of the Mexican territory when he waged an unsuccessful battle plan to quell the… Read More AMLO Meets With The Patrón Today
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