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UMC Isn’t Going To Ask To Raise Your Taxes This Year – What About Next Year?
UMC Isn’t Going To Ask To Raise Your Taxes This Year – What About Next Year?
The bad news is, earlier this week, University Medical Center told El Paso County Commissioners Court they needed an 8 percent property tax increase to cover a $30 million budget shortfall because El Paso Children’s Hospital can’t pay them $70 million dollars they owe UMC. The good news is, UMC is now backpedalling and saying they won’t ask for that increase – this year. But what about next year
Beto’s Too White?
Beto’s Too White?
Congressman Beto O'Rourke is not being allowed to be a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus because he is not Hispanic.  The CHC's mission is to "voicing and advancing, through the legislative process, issues affecting Hispanics in the United States".  But I guess they don't care about "advancing" the 80% of El Paso Hispanics because we voted in the white guy to represen
Political Junkie – The Ann Morgan Lilly/Lyda Ness Edition
Political Junkie – The Ann Morgan Lilly/Lyda Ness Edition
  If you've listened to the KISS Morning Show for any length of time, you know that I'm a political junkie.  I dig City Council and County Commissioners meetings.  I watch them on tv when I can't go in person.  And I love the political blogs.  There are a couple that I follow pretty closely, Refuse the Juice and The Lion Star Blog.  They're on opposite ends of the political spectrum, and some of t
You Know I’m Right – The Willie Gandara, Jr. Edition
You Know I’m Right – The Willie Gandara, Jr. Edition
At yesterday's County Commissioner's Court meeting, House Bill 12 was being discussed.  According to the El Paso Times, HB12 "would bar cities, counties, and school districts from telling their police officers they can't enforce immigration policies".  In other words, police would be given the right to question the immigration status of people they come in contact with.