PERKINS FACES TEST #1: WILL HE SLAP ON A GARBAGE TAX?
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 ... 8:45 A.M
According to KTBS Television, brand new Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins is planning to hit residents with a new, and whopping, $16-$18 monthly garbage collection fee. (Link below.)
Perkins' proposal would be a huge and expensive
JOHN BEL EDWARDS – a.k.a. “Governor Taxes” – UP FOR RE-ELECTION
Saturday, January 12, 2019 … 12:42 P.M.
You won’t hear him mention it, of course, but during Governor John Bel Edwards’ first year in office, Louisiana’s official, Census Bureau-reported population peaked at 4,678,215.
It then rolled-over, dropping to 4,670,818 by July 1,
PERKINS, TYLER REPORT THEIR “ELECTION-DAY ACTIVITIES” COST
Saturday, January 5, 2019 … 3:08 P.M.
Throughout my career, I have written and publicly spoken about the corrosive, often outright illegal, election-day “street money” in our solidly black communities. In my related November 17th article (SEE Link #1, below), I
MAYOR PERKINS: FIRST OFFICIAL SPEECH … UNSOLVED MYSTERIES
Sunday, December 30, 2018 … 5:15 P.M.
As politics, time and money put a wrap on the election of now-Mayor Adrian Perkins, all may tip our hats to him for an inaugural address warmly welcomed by his devotees.
In fact, I hear
SHREVEPORT TIMES NOTES ATTACK ON OUR “RIGHT TO KNOW”
Saturday, December 22, 2018 … 10:46 A.M.
In today’s edition, Shreveport Times reporter Nick Wooten writes extensively about not-yet-mayor Adrian Perkins’ dramatic stamping of the New Orleans political brand on Shreveport.
And, to we who demand and work for open government, other
SHREVEPORTERS KNOW FAR TOO LITTLE ABOUT ADRIAN PERKINS
Sunday, December 16, 2018 … 8:14 A.M.
In two weeks, Adrian Perkins will take the Oath of Office as Shreveport mayor.
He will then become the city’s fifty-ninth mayor, a roster of greats, goods, not-so-goods and awfuls which began with Angus McNeill
PERKINS’ EXPECTED “WIN” NOW IN SHREVEPORT HISTORY BOOKS
Saturday, December 8, 2018 … 11:08 P.M.
It will be difficult to find anyone surprised by the fact that a smattering of Shreveport voters today picked Adrian Perkins to be mayor, by a good margin.
It will be difficult, too, to find
PERKINS BREAKS AWAY IN SHREVEPORT MAYORAL FUNDRAISING
Friday, November 30, 2018 … 10:37 A.M.
Campaign finance reports (SEE below) for the crucial campaign period October 18th and November 18th show challenger Adrian Perkins taking in a stunning four-times the contribution total of Mayor Ollie Tyler.
Including in-kind contributions and
MAYOR’S RACE: “ELECTION DAY” MONEY … AND POLICE CHIEF
Saturday, November 17, 2018 … 4:00 P.M.
As I have recently detailed, candidates for election to local and state offices must file a series of campaign finance reports, including those on “Election Day Expenditures.”
For decades, Louisiana “election day” practices and costs
PERKINS’ MEDICAL DISABILITY & STRONG TIES TO POLITICAL LEFT
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 … 9:24 A.M.
As I have taken time to learn, very, very few Shreveporters actually know Adrian Perkins, the man presumed by many to be our next mayor.
Unfortunately, the notably inexperienced-in-politics young man believes the rest of