Politics

Up in the Air

EL PASO - A new federal law could leave regional airlines grounded... and potentially send the cost of flying to soaring heights.

El Paso Mayor Speaks Out on National Attention

EL PASO, TX - America now knows the second safest city in the nation is on the frontline of violence from one of the deadliest city's in the world.

Anthony, NM Holds Forum For First-Ever Elections

Anthony, NM - A forum was held in Anthony, NM as the future town gets ready to hold its first-ever elections. The meeting was a chance for the community to get to know candidates running for office.

Analyzing Perry's Spillover Violence Plan

Texas Governor Rick Perry was quick to react to the murder of three people in Juarez who had ties to the U.S. consulate.  

Veronica Escobar Takes Democratic Nomination For County Judge

The votes are in for Tuesday's primary election.

Obama Will Move Forward On Healthcare Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama ends health care summit promising to move ahead with or without GOP.  

Republican Snowe Turns Down Presidental Invite To Health Care Summit

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe has turned down a White House invitation to attend President Barack Obama's health care summit on Thursday.

El Paso City Council Will Not Support Lawsuit Against "Texas Open Meetings Act."

It was quickly apparent that El Paso City Council will not support the lawsuit known as City of Alpine v.

El Paso County Medical Examiner Will Keep His Job.

El Paso County Medical Examiner, Dr. Paul Shrode, will keep his job. Even as allegations continue that he is unfit for the position.

Former Housing Authority Director Charged with Fraud

The former executive director of the El Easo Housing Authority has been arrested for fraud.

Escobar Cleared of Misconduct

County Commissioner Veronica Escobar has been cleared of criminal misconduct. She was under investigation for allegedly getting free legal advice in 2007 in exchange for a favorable vote on a case.

State Government Agencies May Move to Juarez

Several Chihuahua state agencies may be relocated to Juarez.  The state congress will have to approve the move, but if the do the state congress, the state supreme court, and the governor's office will all be moving..

Gov. Perry Wants Predator Drones Patrolling Border

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry says he wants unmanned aircraft based out of Houston's Ellington Field to be used for surveillance along the state's border with Mexico.

Congressman Dies

Washington (AP) - A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corps officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died. He was 77.

Medina's Name Stays on the Ballot

El Paso - - Former political candidate Larry Medina is not giving up. You may have seen his billboards running for El Paso County Judge.