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NPT City: Castro mailer: No debt, but will deliver deposit to city on Tuesday

City Rep. Melina Castro, in a mailer received by voters Saturday, claims that the opinion arguing she cannot take office if elected because of an outstanding debt is wrong, and that Mayor John Cook targeted her because of her opposition to his policies.

For background: City opinion: Rep. Castro cannot take office if elected, by Sito Negron, April 29, 2009: City Rep. Melina Castro cannot take office if she wins re-election, according to an opinion from the city attorney’s office, which she sued and lost to in an action that created the debt that might deny her office.

See letter via link below.


Written by newspapertreeelpaso

May 3, 2009 at 10:36 am

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