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16 Dec
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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 ...

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09 Dec
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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, ...

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30 Nov
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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 ...

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17 Nov
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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 ...

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13 Nov
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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 ...

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06 Nov
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LEADER IN SHREVEPORT MAYOR VOTE NO SURPRISE: PERKINS

ELECTION NIGHT: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 … 10:55 P.M. In the best spirit of Shreveport political “arranging,” Democrat Adrian Perkins led the mayoral voting today, followed by incumbent Democrat Mayor Ollie Tyler. Complete but unofficial vote totals by the Louisiana ...

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03 Nov
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NO COINCIDENCE IN PERKINS’ CHANCES & SPLIT REPUBLICAN VOTES

Saturday, November 3, 2018 … 3:20 P.M. Almost regardless of Tuesday’s Shreveport mayoral vote result, two related questions will be heard from many who care … … who honestly believes Adrian Perkins is qualified to be mayor in any 200,000-ish ...

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25 Aug
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THE 2014 SHREVEPORT MAYORAL CAMPAIGN … AND THIS ONE

Saturday, August 25, 2018 … 9:08 P.M. For many years, the American rule of political thumb certainly included Shreveport: election campaigns kicked-off on Labor Day, and voter interest in notable ones – like mayoral campaigns – built until voting in ...

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10 Jul
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SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE: ROD DEMERY and ADRIAN PERKINS

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 … 11:29 A.M. With official qualifying – July 18-20 – a mere week away, here are notes of interest … … ROD DEMERY The long-time investigator with the Shreveport Police Department and Caddo Parish District Attorney ...

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10 Jun
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WHO’S MISSING? SHREVEPORT MAYORAL RACE QUALIFYING NEARS

Sunday, June 10, 2018 … 10:09 A.M. With just under six weeks to go before official qualifying for Shreveport mayor – July 18, 19, and 20 – top candidates who have publicly announced their campaigns are Democrats Adrian Perkins and ...

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06 May
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CORRUPTION DENIAL REALITY CHECK, & MAYOR’S RACE WARNING

Sunday, May 6, 2018 … 9:40 A.M. Our Shreveport daily newspaper recently found what many others have long known: minimizing, much less denying, the pervasiveness of public corruption here is risky business. As Shreveport’s recent tax election was only days ...

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23 Apr
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Bond Bounty Pt 5: ADA scores DOUBLE his full prosecutor salary in bond fees.

Attorney Joshua K. Williams graduated from law school in 2013 and was admitted to practice law in Louisiana on May 8, 2014.  Since this time, Mr. Williams has worked full-time for the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s office as an Assistant ...

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27 Mar
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Shreveport municipal bonds a cash cow for politically connected attorneys

On March 13, 2018, the Shreveport City Council voted unanimously to pass Resolutions 22 and 23 of 2018 (see Minutes).  These resolutions authorize the City to hire professionals and then issue up to $120 million in water and sewer revenue ...

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12 Mar
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CORRUPTION TEST: CROSS BAYOU POINT + M.P.C.+ MAYOR’S RACE

Monday, March 12, 2018 …2:51 P.M. Given its exceptionally strong hold on Shreveport and Caddo Parish, few honest folks are surprised by new examples of public corruption. Surprised or not, though, it is sickening to watch it take shape directly ...

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03 Feb
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SHREVEPORT MAYOR: CANDIDATES AND RUMORS OF CANDIDATES

Saturday, February 3, 2018 … 11:43 A.M. For perhaps a significant number of Shreveport residents, our just-beginning campaign for mayor may well determine if they stay or join our city’s years-long exodus. In my experience, confidence in local government is ...

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