Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

14 Feb
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MAYOR PERKINS ON BLOOMBERG CAMPAIGN PAYROLL?

DEVELOPING … 11:39 AM … FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 … In a near-frenzy of Shreveport chatter, Mayor Adrian Perkins is said to be receiving $6,000 monthly from Michael Bloomberg’s campaign to become the Democrat Party’s nominee for President at its ...

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12 Feb
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INTERNAL AUDITOR: PERKINS “SHOULD RETURN” $2,700 TO CITY

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 … 8:49 P.M. Leanis Steward, City of Shreveport Internal Auditor, released her expected report late today concerning Mayor Adrian Perkins’ supposed “car allowance” for 2019. According to Steward, the investigation was triggered by “an anonymous fraud ...

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09 Feb
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WILL LAW APPLY EQUALLY TO MAYOR PERKINS & ZACHARY MOFFETT?

Sunday, February 9, 2020 … 2:53 P.M. There’s just no way around it for me. Two developing Shreveport news stories mirror one another as to fact and intent, but we must wait to see if the offenders will be treated ...

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03 Feb
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SOURCES CONFIRM WHISPERS ABOUT MONEY FOR PERKINS’ CAR

… Posted: Monday, February 3, 2020 … 4:17 P.M. … When I first heard the details of this report, they were difficult to believe, even here and now. Then, when I went to work to confirm or refute it, attempts ...

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31 Jan
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SHREVEPORT IN A POST-CROSS BAYOU POINT MELT-DOWN

… Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020 … 8:14 A.M. … Two days ago, before most Shreveporters had a chance to digest the City Council’s 4-3 decision to reject the Cross Bayou Point project, a spokesperson for that group publicly swore ...

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28 Jan
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SHREVEPORT COUNCIL VOTES 4–3 AGAINST CROSS BAYOU SCHEME

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 … 6:49 P.M. Within the hour, the Shreveport City Council voted to stop the Cross Bayou Point project in its tracks … ending negotiations with Mayor Perkins’ administration. Council members LeVette Fuller, James Flurry, Grayson Boucher ...

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17 Jan
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SOME DELAY IN CAWTHORNE CASE … SENTENCING OF QUARLES

… Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 … 10:37 A.M. … SOME DELAY IN CAWTHORNE CASE … SENTENCING OF QUARLES Developments this week raise expectations that recently re-elected Caddo Parish Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne will soon be held to account for his ...

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08 Jan
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CROSS BAYOU PROJECT INSANITY KICKS OFF CITY HALL NEW YEAR

… Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 … 3:28 P.M. … CROSS BAYOU PROJECT INSANITY KICKS OFF CITY HALL NEW YEAR It seems the Shreveport City Council is set to take up Cross Bayou Point at its next meeting. Again. That ...

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20 Dec
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WHAT JUST HAPPENED??!! … ADRIAN PERKINS’ LUMP OF COAL

… Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019 … 11:08 A.M. … WHAT JUST HAPPENED??!! … ADRIAN PERKINS’ LUMP OF COAL From the heart, I sincerely wish everyone reading this piece a wonderful, marvelous Christmas in five days … and I wish ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
15 Nov
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SHREVEPORT ATTACKED AGAIN BY PERKINS … NO SURPRISE

… Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019 … 9:47 A.M. … SHREVEPORT ATTACKED AGAIN BY PERKINS … NO SURPRISE Many who read this article have been as concerned as I about its subject. I did the research and writing, but these ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
05 Nov
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MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE

… Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 … 12:45 P.M. … MORE ENDORSEMENTS, AND ONE REJECTION, OF CITY BOND ISSUE Nope, there’s nothing new under the Shreveport sun … The relationship between Shreveport City Hall and the city’s downtown “leaders” is ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
29 Oct
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USUAL SUSPECTS PUSH TO PASS SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 … 2:13 P.M. … USUAL SUSPECTS PUSH TO PASS SHREVEPORT BOND ISSUE Yes, this article is again and still about Shreveport taxes and corruption. And, yes, for any who may wonder, I am as tired ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Oct
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GOVERNOR’S RACE NEWS BEARS DOWN ON OUR BOND ISSUE VOTE

… Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 … 12:50 P.M. … GOVERNOR’S RACE NEWS BEARS DOWN ON OUR BOND ISSUE VOTE In three weeks plus a couple of days, Shreveporters who care will cast two critical votes: Louisiana governor and our ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
16 Oct
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MORE ON CITY’S OVERBILLING WATER-SEWER, PERKINS PUSH-BACK

… Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 … 10:20 A.M. … MORE ON CITY’S OVERBILLING WATER-SEWER, PERKINS PUSH-BACK As I shared in a post the day-before-yesterday, Caddo District Judge Michael Pitman has ruled that, yes, the city’s Water & Sewerage Department ...

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15 Oct
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INDICTED CADDO COMMISSIONER CAWTHORNE RE-ELECTED

… Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 … 9:46 A.M. … INDICTED CADDO COMMISSIONER CAWTHORNE RE-ELECTED In Saturday’s election, a 54% majority of registered voters in Caddo Parish Commission District 6 re-elected Lynn Cawthorne to that scandal-infested body. Cawthorne and his ...

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