Sunday, April 22, 2018 … 9:18 A.M.
As promised, here are requested questions and answers about Mayor Ollie Tyler’s bad faith tax hike package up for a vote next Saturday.
1. Why did Tyler deliberately allow five-of-six of these property taxes to
Bond Bounty Pt 4: Bond Commission report shows Shreveport payoff to Washington is comparably huge!
In this series, we’ve demonstrated the incredible bond bounty paid by the City to certain local “co-bond counsel” and the willingness of City “leadership” to violate its own laws to keep the paydays coming. In this article, we’re bringing to
HITTERS TAKE “RACIST!” LOW ROAD … AND ELLIOTT’S MESSAGE
Sunday, April 15, 2018 … 9:43 A.M.
As some readers are aware, a cabal of local corruption boosters accuse me of “never offering solutions” for Shreveport’s problems.
It is an old and worn charge from “leaders” who have for decades socially and
Bond Bounty Pt 3: Bond attorney fails to pay city taxes; City Hall poised to openly break malfeasance law
Shreveport City government is an onion of corruption. You expose one layer only to find more lurking in the shadow.
In my previous articles (here, here), I exposed the hundreds of thousands of dollars in payoff received as “co-bond counsel” for the
New info reveals Washington set to make half million dollars in bond "fees" since 2014!
Part 1 - Original Report: HERE
Part 2: Newly obtained documents from the State Bond Commission (https://www.treasury.state.la.us/state-bond-commission/) reveal an additional $45,200.00 in “Co-Bond Counsel” payouts to Alex Washington of the Washington & Wells law firm (PDF link) related to a $50,000,000
Sunday, April 8, 2018 …12:35 P.M.
Each year, over $1 billion flows from taxpayers to the City of Shreveport, the Caddo Parish School Board and the Caddo Parish Commission.
In 2010, on my own time and dime, I began studying how that
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 … 10:54 P.M.
There is more news tonight - just four days after my most recent article on this subject - about the supposed / imagined / dreaded Cross Bayou development just north of downtown Shreveport.
INITIAL "CROSS BAYOU POINT" APPROVAL JUST AFTER TAX VOTE?
Saturday, March 31, 2018 … 2:28 P.M.
Unbelievably so, sources inside Shreveport City Hall say the partners in the Cross Bayou Point development are already lining up City Council votes for a key approval of their $1 billion scheme.
(Other articles I
Shreveport municipal bonds a cash cow for politically connected attorneys
On March 13, 2018, the Shreveport City Council voted unanimously to pass Resolutions 22 and 23 of 2018 (see Minutes). These resolutions authorize the City to hire professionals and then issue up to $120 million in water and sewer revenue
Pt. 2, April 28th Vote: MAYOR TYLER’S 2018 BUDGET BREAKS CITY LAWS
Saturday, March 24, 2018 … 12:51 P.M.
Who do honest Shreveport citizens see when city officials knowingly break our laws?
Unless and until taxpayers determine and act on that, the April 28th election should not be held.
The Shreveport City Charter, Code of