Politics

Texas House District 77 Candidates

El Paso community leaders, Lyda Ness-Garcia announced today that she has filed to run for Texas House District 77. A working mother and former prosecutor, Lyda manages an El Paso family law practice.

November Election Results

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Chairman Joe Pickett Receives Legislative Award

Joe Pickett, Chairman of the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee and State Representative for El Paso District 79, received a Law Enforcement Leadership Award for his hard work during the 83rd Legislative Session.

Former Arizona Congressman sentenced for corruption

A former Arizona congressman was sentenced to three years in prison Monday after his June conviction on federal corruption charges.

School named after Silvestre & Carolina Reyes

A new school in northwest El Paso will have a household name, Silvestre and Carolina school is named in honor of former congressman Silvestre Reyes and his wife, a groundbreaking ceremony took place today.

Local reactions to immigration debate

The heated debate for immigration reform continues as it heads the House of Representatives, republican house members have said they won’t support the senate bill and will craft their own, but what are local political parties saying about

'Angry' Obama announces IRS leader's ouster after conservatives targeted

President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to hold accountable those at the Internal Revenue Service involved in the targeting of conservative groups applying for federal tax-exempt status, beginning with the resignation of the agency's acting

It's Obama vs. Romney in New Mobile Game

They call politics a blood sport, a battle royale, a bare-knuckle brawl. But why use bare knuckles when you can smack your presidential rival with a microphone, light saber or red, white and blue Popsicle?

Anthony Mayoral Candidate to Dispute Rival's Win

ANTHONY, NM — The runner up in the Anthony mayor's race is not going quietly. Juan Acevedo said town leaders met Wednesday to talk about pre-filled ballots handed out at some polling sites before people voted.

Sunland Park's Senior Center Director Arrested

Sunland Park, NM-- The director of Sunland Park's Senior Center was in handcuffs again Wednesday.

Pastor Tom Brown Plans on Appealing Recall of Local Leaders

EL PASO-- The recall election of Mayor John Cook and two city representatives could still happen after all. 

City of Socorro Hires New City Manager

SOCORRO-- The city of Socorro has elected a new city manager Thursday night. Willie Norfleet Jr. was selected as permanent city manager in a 4-1 vote.

Sunland Park Employee Turns Self In, Is Arrested on Tampering Charges

SUNLAND PARK, NM — Yet another arrest has been made in the Sunland Park extortion case. Local4 News has confirmed that 26-year-old Martah Alondra Lozano turned herself in before noon on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Willie Gandara Jr. Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

UPDATE - Few details have been released in this case. Officials are saying that Willie Gandara Jr. was arrested on federal drug trafficking charges, including possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy.

Local Candidates for Congress React to State of the Union Address

EL PASO - Jobs and the economy were at the forefront of the State of the Union Address Tuesday night and local congressional candidates took notice.