STUDY: SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER HOUSING IS “LEAST AFFORDABLE”
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 … 7:00 P.M.
Here’s the good news: the cities in our Central Time Zone have the most-affordable housing in America.
Here’s the bad news: housing in Shreveport-Bossier is the least-affordable in our region.
So says the most recent such
SHREVEPORT CITY HALL HAS PLENTY OF OUR MONEY … PLENTY!
Monday, March 18, 2019 … 4:27 PM.
The City Council’s next of many shots at raising our taxes (or “fees,” which are identical to our pocket books) is set for a week from tomorrow.
Now, members are being hassled by Mayor Adrian
SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL (AGAIN) PUNTS ON GARBAGE TAX
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 … 8:30 P.M.
Without doubt, the greatest public interest in today’s Shreveport City Council meeting was whether or not taxpayers would have (yet another) local tax burden to bear. Specifically, a $7.00 monthly charge for garbage collection.
5 REASONS OUR CITY COUNCIL SHOULD DUMP GARBAGE TAX
Friday, March 8, 2019 … 9:41 A.M.
As I write, Shreveporters expect our City Council to soon vote on a whittled-down version of Mayor Adrian Perkins’ tax hike attempt – he studiously calls it a “fee” – for garbage collection.
Friday, March 1, 2019 … 12:29 P.M.
At various times last evening, Shreveport television news outlets posted online stories about eighteen additional public corruption charges filed against District 6 Caddo Parish Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne and his sister, Belena C. Turner.
THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY … SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 … 7:55 P.M.
When the smoke cleared, and the typical hooey slinging ended, today’s Shreveport City Council meeting had taken three-and-a-half hours.
It was, yes, painful to watch … but with a couple of pleasant surprises … and
CADDO JUDGE GREENLIGHTS WATER-SEWER LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY
Monday, February 25, 2019 … 10:15 P.M.
A Caddo District Court judge has ruled that two Shreveport attorneys can proceed with a lawsuit filed last August against the City for water and sewer overcharges of business and industrial customers.
Attorneys Jerald R.
Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 … 5:50 P.M.
It is, after all, no surprise. Given his total absence during Shreveport’s past fifteen-year swoon, plus the tax-and-spend religion of his political party and his sponsors, what we see is what we get.
CITY COUNCIL VOTE: IT IN NO WAY KILLS PERKINS GARBAGE TAX
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 … 9:45 P.M.
Technically – but not really – the Shreveport City Council voted 6-1 today against the garbage tax proposed almost a month ago by Mayor Adrian Perkins.
By the time the votes were finally cast, however,
BRIEF: CITY COUNCIL VOTE TODAY ... NOTES ABOUT YESTERDAY
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 ... 10:38 A.M.
As most readers know, the Shreveport City Council will meet this afternoon, supposedly including a vote on Mayor Perkins' tax increase for garbage collection, AND a supposed / alleged / "promised" hike in the