Commentary: On Tuesday, Las Cruces heads to the polls to decide who will represent City Council Districts 3, 5, and 6.
The City of the Crosses is facing tough times. It’s a microcosm of the state as a whole — high unemployment, declining incomes, and unsustainable dependence on government spending. In one way, though, the city is unique — despite the Great Recession, its population is growing. Between 2008 and 2016, Las Cruces experienced a net gain of nearly 12,00 residents.
The city-council matchups are: