Corporate Welfare

Strapped El Paso Plans To Subsidize Private Water Park

The slide 'n' splash is the key to prosperity, for sure


Burdened by a plague of corruption among elected officials, looming pension liabilities and substandard accounting in the tax office, El Pasoans will surely be soothed by the latest idea from City Hall: A publicly-funded water park.

El Paso city leaders are entertaining plans for a park, euphemistically announced Thursday as a "partnership" between a yet-to-be-named company and the good taxpayers of the city.