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
WHY PERKINS’ GARBAGE FEE PLAN MUST GO IN THE GARBAGE
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019 … 11:28 AM
The list of reasons Shreveport City Council members should scrap Mayor Perkins’ so-called “Clean City User Fee” grows longer by the day.
Why? Because our mayor proposes it in (very) bad faith.
From the jump,
MAYOR PERKINS’ FIRST MONTH: MORE THAN MERELY DISTURBING
Monday, February 4, 2019 … 3:49 PM
Even some cult-like devotees of Mayor Adrian Perkins may be taken aback.
Well within his first month in office, the 100%-new-to-government mayor has slapped Shreveporters with two numbing acts: proposing a less-than-honest $18-per-month tax/fee for
$24,950 PAID BY PERKINS CAMPAIGN TO BRAGGS FIRM, WIFE
UPDATE: Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 … 11:09 A.M.
In a screaming contradiction to his pledge made to the Shreveport daily newspaper just weeks ago, Mayor Adrian Perkins did, in fact, funnel campaign funds of at least $24,950 to companies and
Saturday, January 26, 2019 … 1:53 P.M.
On Thursday, January 24, 2019, Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins filed his “40-G” – forty days after the general election – Campaign Finance Report with the Louisiana Ethics Administration.
Perkins filed his report late, one week
PERKINS GARBAGE PLAN SKIPS VOTER APPROVAL OF TAX HIKE
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 … 9:13 A.M.
No, and sadly, the honest among us in Shreveport are in no way surprised.
What fledgling Mayor Adrian Perkins is now set to do, before he even knows his way around City Hall, is a
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,