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UMC Did Not Provide Beto O’Rourke Formal Authority To Collect Patient Information

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 8:30am
On February 6, 2021, El Paso Matters reported that Beto O’Rourke and volunteers were going door to door on that day collecting information from south-side El Pasoans looking to get the Covid-19 […]
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UMC Asking For Social Security Numbers For Vaccine

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 9:37am
A Texas man on the Covid-19 priority list was denied the vaccine because he did not have a social security number. According to KHOU-11, a 61-year-old man in the Rio Grande Valley […]
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Guest Opinion: Political Wedge Issues

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 7:51am
By: Luis Enrique Miranda, A guest editorial A wedge issue is defined as an issue that drives a literal wedge into a political base, dividing its members. Oftentimes they are social in […]
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Community Forum for EPISD Board of Trustees

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 8:02am
Community Forum for EPISD Board of Trustees Candidates to be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 10 AM to 1 PM. The event will be conducted via a Facebook Livestream in […]
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UMC Open Records About Traveling Nurse Video

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 8:38am
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 […]
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El Paso One of Three Borders To Open For Asylum Seekers

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 8:03am
On February 19, 2021, over 65,000 asylum seekers who are stuck in México under the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico program, will be allowed into the country to make their asylum cases. […]
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Tom Fenton – Aesthetics v. Poverty

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 5:17am
By: Luis Enrique MirandaAn editorial If you read the article Tom Fenton wrote on the history of his publication for the 20th anniversary of El Paso Inc., it becomes clear how present […]
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The Beto O’Rourke PAC

Tue, 02/09/2021 - 8:57am
About two months after dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, Beto O’Rourke formed a new PAC “to boost Texas Democrats in the 2020 elections.” The PAC’s purpose is “registering Texans to […]
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El Paso Immigration Legacy: 600 Separated Children And Shoeless Haitians

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 9:41am
The Biden administration announced a series of executive orders this week addressing immigration reform. One of them is a task force to help reunite immigrant children with their parents after they were […]
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Almost 500 UMC Staff Decline Vaccine

Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:28pm
Information requested by El Paso Politics under the Texas Public Information Act shows that a significant number of University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) employees have declined the Coronavirus vaccine. There […]
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The County Argues Unfair Competition By Releasing Public Documents

Thu, 02/04/2021 - 2:57pm
On January 12, 2021, El Paso Politics submitted an open records request to the county judge and the county commissioners asking for any documents related to the U.S. Marshals Service contract under […]
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El Paso Central To Juarez Fraud

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 12:33pm
In July 2020, former Chihuahua governor, César Duarte was arrested in Miami on a fugitive warrant issued by México. Duarte, who was governor from October 2010 to 2016, is alleged to have […]
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Where Is Veronica Escobar On Immigration Reform?

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 12:55pm
In an article in today’s USA Today, Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) was quoted by the as saying that there two types of lawmakers, “a workhorse or a showhorse.” Sánchez has organized seven […]
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Claudia Ordaz Perez Gives Husband’s Campaign $9,500

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 12:22pm
This article was updated on January 29, 2021 at 15:10E to correct some grammatical errors. On July 14, 2020, Vince Perez lost his county commissioner seat to Iliana Holguin in the runoff […]
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Sixteen-Year-Old Has Arm Broken At Children’s Hospital During Altercation

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 6:58am
Author’s note: this article involves a minor at the time of the incident. We normally do not name minors by name unless a parent or guardian authorizes us to. In this case, […]
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Tulsa’s Greenwood And The Battle For Duranguito

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 8:22am
One issue generally overlooked in economic redevelopment efforts is the problem of whitewashing. The plans to revitalize the El Paso downtown to bolster the city’s economy pits community leaders intent on growing […]
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County Punts Open Records Request To Texas Attorney General

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 2:01pm
On January 12, El Paso Politics submitted an open records request to the county judge and the county commissioners. We asked for all communications sent and received by the government officials about […]
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News Bytes – El Paso GOP & Children’s Court Hearing

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 8:02am
News bytes: January 21, 2021 El Paso Republican Chairman Resigns Yesterday in the afternoon, El Paso Republican Party Chairman abruptly resigned. In an email sent to various individuals, Rick Seeberger wrote that […]
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El Paso Republican Party Offers No Comment On Legitimacy of Biden

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 8:33am
The El Paso Politics asked the El Paso Republican Party for comment about the legitimacy of the Joe Biden administration and the social media controversy involving the Republicans. Because of the national […]
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New Court Filing Provides New Details About Children’s Hospital

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 2:12pm
A new court filing today in the Saucedo malpractice lawsuit against the El Paso Children’s Hospital provides new details to the ongoing saga at the local children’s hospital. An email blast sent […]
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