C.P.S.B. ELECTIONS AND NEW SCHOOL-BY-SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 … 1:12 P.M.
When candidate qualifying for Caddo Parish School Board seats closed last month, five of the twelve current members were re-elected without opposition.
Depending on who one asks, that high number of unopposed members may speak
NEW CITY HALL LAWSUIT ... MONDAY MAYOR CANDIDATE FORUM
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 … 1:14 P.M.
For Shreveporters who really and truly care about our city, Monday night’s mayoral forum via the Southern Hills Business Association was very difficult to watch and hear.
(My thanks to KSLA-TV News for posting the
Thursday, August 2, 2018 … 4:40 P.M.
Pt. 4: QUALIFYING WRAP: LYNCH … JACKSON … YOUNG
COUNCILWOMAN S. LYNCH BEATS CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS
When City of Shreveport elections were last held in 2014, then-Caddo Parish Commissioner Stephanie Lynch decided to run for the
Pt. 3: TWO SHREVEPORT MAYOR HOPEFULS ARE DEVOUT VOTERS
Thursday, July 26, 2018 … 6:19 P.M.
In Shreveport’s not-too-distant past, a notably high voting frequency was all but required of any who sought top public offices … like mayor.
These days, as this series of articles highlights, all such bars are
Pt. 2: COMMISSIONER STEVEN JACKSON DIGS A DEEPER HOLE
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 … 8:12 P.M.
Last Saturday, in my first article in this series, I mentioned a factoid from Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson’s qualifying papers, called a “Notice of Candidacy.”
There is much more news on that subject now, but
Saturday, July 21, 2018 … 11:48 A.M.
The first phase in official candidate qualifying for Shreveport mayor ended yesterday. Now we wait through next week to see if any legal challenges are filed.
Ten candidates paid their fees, then filled-in and signed
PETER STRZOK STUNNED AMERICA YESTERDAY. NOW, WHO CARES?
July 13, 2018 … 1:03 P.M.
I write only infrequently about national politics. There is so much money to be made in that business that it has drawn thousands more talkers and writers than America needs.
Regardless, I spend hours each day
SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE: ROD DEMERY and ADRIAN PERKINS
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 … 11:29 A.M.
With official qualifying – July 18-20 – a mere week away, here are notes of interest …
… ROD DEMERY
The long-time investigator with the Shreveport Police Department and Caddo Parish District Attorney is actively rethinking
Journalism holds government accountable, Caddo citizens receive PARTIAL refunds!
Local government is choking at having to do the right thing by the citizens.
All the way back in August 2015, Elliott Stonecipher set out to help hold the local Caddo Parish government accountable by exposing an illegal collection of taxes
ADRIAN PERKINS’ TOO-SOON AND SHAKY MAYORAL CANDIDACY
Saturday, June 30, 2018 … 12:52 P.M.
In the past few months, I have written several articles about the Shreveport mayor’s race, and the intended candidacy of political neophyte Adrian Perkins.
The articles have focused on Perkins’ ties to Louisiana State Senator