EVEN BOSSIER PARISH GAINS FADE IN NEW CENSUS BUREAU REPORT
Friday, April 19, 2019 … 8:46 A.M.
When the Census Bureau annually reports population gain – or loss – for all counties / parishes in the nation, the four-parish Northwest Louisiana story has been the same for many years …
SHREVEPORT CANNOT RISK OR AFFORD MAYOR ADRIAN PERKINS
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 … 10:53 A.M.
It is something too few of us know about Shreveport City Hall, to which I can personally attest: when Leanis Steward, the city’s (Internal) Auditor, sounds an alarm – any alarm – it is
MORE ABOUT THOSE BOSSIER (wow!) & CADDO MAY 4TH TAX VOTES
Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:48 A.M.
I have recently written about ways public school systems in Caddo and Bossier Parishes are set to score property tax revenue windfalls by way of very low May 4th voter turnout. Here are links to
C.P.S.B. CONCOCTS WAY TO KEEP EXPIRING PROPERTY TAXES ALIVE
Friday, April 5, 2019 … 10:36 A.M.
On May 4th, Caddo Parish home and other property owners have yet another date with parish taxation ugliness … the kind only bosses of the Caddo Parish School Board can contrive.
Put simply, the CPSB
OUR (ONLY?) HOPE IS THAT FEDERAL AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATE THIS
Sunday, March 31, 2019 … 2:37 P.M.
Multiple sources, including national publication The Bond Buyer, are reporting what may well prove to be malfeasance in the settlement of a 2014 lawsuit by the City of Shreveport against Calvin Grigsby, once a
BOSSIER SCHOOLS TAX VOTE SET TO HIT PROPERTY OWNERS HARD
Wednesday, March 28, 2019 … 11:30 A.M.
As inconceivable as it may seem to any who despise high property and other taxes, the Bossier Parish School Board (BPSB) is attempting to raise city and parish taxes to a shocking level.
CITY COUNCIL PASSES GARBAGE TAX … WITH MORE TO COME!
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 … 7:50 P.M.
With all the surprise of tomorrow morning’s sunrise, the Shreveport City Council tonight approved yet another tax on its ever-dwindling population of taxpayers.
This time it was a $7-a-month garbage collection add-on, a basic service
GARBAGE TAX?! GEEZ, WHAT ABOUT OUR SKY-HIGH PROPERTY TAX!!
Saturday, March 23, 2019 … 4:38 P.M.
As things now stand, the Shreveport City Council will try again at next Tuesday’s meeting to finally approve – or not, we hope – Mayor Adrian Perkins’ garbage tax.
Supposedly, the vote will be on
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