Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

Elliot Stonecipher
07 Jan
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Part III. Commission Hits Us Again… Hard

[Previous articles in this series can be read here and here.] The formula for good government is simple and direct:  the governed commit to battle as necessary for transparency in all elected officials do in the public interest.  Holding officials accountable for their ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
31 Dec
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Part II. Caddo Commission Hits Us Again, and Hard

by Elliott Stonecipher The last time Caddo Parish Commissioners took a specific, publicly recorded vote to give themselves a pay raise, Bill Clinton had been President for less than a year … December 8, 1993. If that strikes you as ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
22 Dec
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Caddo Commissioners Hit Us Again, and Hard

Last spring, I learned and wrote about the Caddo Parish Commission’s new “education & training” policy, and what a perk, to say it politely, it might prove to be for Commissioners. As I promised then, this is the initial report ...

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05 Jul
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The Murder of Jim Leslie

(Originally Published July 5, 2012.  Last Edited July 7, 2016) Most of us would agree, I think, that the murder of Shreveport advertising executive Jim Leslie, 36 years ago next Monday, happened “a long time ago.”  That period is, after ...

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