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Past articles by Adam:

Blanco announces HEAL Texans Act for expanded health care access in rural Texas

State Sen. César Blanco's HEAL Texans Act would remove barriers to allowing advanced practice registered nurses to provide primary care services. → Read More

Mayor Leeser explains action, silence behind City Council vote on Gonzalez's contract

In an open letter, El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser defends his decision to vote to terminate City Manager Tommy Gonzalez's contract in four months. → Read More

El Paso Chamber announces opposition to proposed climate charter

Following release of an economic impact study on the effects of the proposed climate charter, the El Paso Chamber announced its opposition. → Read More

El Paso Chamber announces opposition to proposed climate charter

Following release of an economic impact study on the effects of the proposed climate charter, the El Paso Chamber announced its opposition. → Read More

Terminated without cause: Who is Tommy Gonzalez, El Paso's city manager

Here is what we know about El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez, who was recently given a 120-day notice that his contract would be terminated. → Read More

El Paso enters partnership to launch new website for homeless, other at-risk residents

The city of El Paso has partnered with tech firm Cisco for the launch of an online portal to quickly connect at-risk communities with needed aid. → Read More

El Paso lawmakers' state House committee assignments will help meet Borderland's needs

El Paso legislators in the Texas House of Representatives were named to prominent committees, with some taking chair and vice chair positions. → Read More

El Paso Police Department adds 123 body cameras to force

The El Paso Police Department recently deployed 123 body-worn cameras among its force with plans to add more before the end of the year. → Read More

El Paso band Tormenta Rey's debut album a voyage into late-night New Orleans jazz

Tormenta Rey, a New Orleans-style jazz combo with a touch of the macabre, will release its debut album on Valentine's Day before touring the South. → Read More

Escobar details expectations from Biden's State of Union address

With President Joe Biden set to give his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar outlined her expectations. → Read More

State Sen. César Blanco seeks to strengthen Texas Hispanic communities as caucus leader

State Sen. César Blanco, D-El Paso, was named vice chairman of the Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, which advocates for Texas Latino priorities. → Read More

Cannabis supporters want action from City Council to stem pot-related arrests in El Paso

During its meeting on Tuesday, the El Paso City Council heard from several advocates calling for it to consider updating the city's cannabis laws. → Read More

El Paso City Council opts to leave climate charter as one question on May ballot

The El Paso City Council voted 5-3 at a special meeting Tuesday to leave the proposed climate charter as one ballot measure to be decided on in May. → Read More

City of El Paso files motion to dismiss Texas Supreme Court case over arena in Duranguito

The city of El Paso filed a motion with the Texas Supreme Court on Thursday to vacate its case in support of building an arena in Duranguito. → Read More

BNHR march calling on President Biden to do more on immigration reform

The Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) held a demonstration Saturday in Chihuahuita calling for immigration reform and an end to Title 42. → Read More

US Rep. Veronica Escobar expects 'chaos, crisis and confusion' from Republican House

With Republicans set to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar anticipates trouble over the next two years. → Read More

State Sen. Cesar Blanco seeking to 'fix thing' in upcoming Texas Legislature

Texas Sen. Cesar Blanco, D-El Paso, is planning to propose several potentially controversial bills during this year's session of the Texas Legislature → Read More

El Paso City Council plans vote on abandoning Downtown arena project

City Reps. Joe Molinar and Alexsandra Annello have proposed an agenda item for the Jan. 3, 2023, council meeting that would end the arena project. → Read More

El Paso County Commissioners Court approves $59M bond package

Opponents asked the El Paso County Commissioners Court to seek voter approval, Commissioners countered the bond package would not increase taxes. → Read More

El Paso City Hall insiders aim to make leap to council representative in District 8 race

In the District 8 race, Bettina Olivares and Chris Canales are trying to make the jump from managing a council office to representing the district. → Read More