• September 17, 2020

Tags : El Paso Matters

El Paso taxpayers spend more than $1.7 million to defend

El Paso taxpayers have paid at least $1.7 million since 2016 to defend police officers and the city in four lawsuits stemming from the use of deadly force against people in mental health crisis, according to billing records obtained by El Paso Matters. The actual figure is probably significantly higher because the city didn’t provide […]Read More

El Paso Matters, Barracuda PR, EP Community Foundation team up

El Paso Matters is partnering with the El Paso Community Foundation and Barracuda PR to offer a unique celebration of El Paso high school students in the Class of 2020. Known as Commencement 2020, it features more than 30 prominent El Pasoans, who recorded special messages for the Class of 2020. Officials share that their videos will roll out over the […]Read More

COVID-19 “a tsunami” for El Paso music venues

Some El Paso music venues are reinventing themselves in order to withstand the economic shock of COVID-19, while others may not reopen their doors at all. In the two months since bars and venues were ordered to close, El Paso music venue owners have continued to pay rent on empty spaces while contemplating an uncertain […]Read More

El Paso Matters founder Robert Moore a Pulitzer Prize finalist

Thanks to his work as part of the Washington Post team that covered the August 3rd Walmart massacre, journalist Bob Moore is now a Pulitzer Prize Finalist. “I was privileged to help tell El Paso’s story to the world in our darkest time,” said Moore, the award-winning former El Paso Times editor who founded the nonprofit El Paso […]Read More