El Paso D.A. Jaime Esparza Appoints
Atty Steve Ortega Special Prosecutor to Investigate Open Meetings Act Violations
Esparza: "Ortega a Open Meeting Violation Expert"
by Satira Sinverguenza
In a press release this morning, citing a conflict of interest by his office, today, El Paso County District Attorney Jaime Esparza appointed El Paso attorney Steve Ortega as special prosecutor to investigate recent alleged Texas Open Meetings Act violations by El Paso City Council and the County Historical Commission.
“If there is anyone who knows about violations of the Texas Open Meeting Act,” said Esparza, “It’s former El Paso City Council Rep Steve Ortega!”