Sunday, July 16, 2017 … 2:17 P.M. As Shreveport and Caddo Parish citizens now stand a sort of Elio Motors death watch, more and more attention is focused on the deal’s original doers, notably including public officials. Given that the ...Read more
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 … 2:20 P.M. No doubt, it was yesterday’s notable news from Baton Rouge. Our Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission (LMVC) fined Elio Motors $545,000 for its mishandling of customer deposits on its supposed (imaginary?) three-wheeled, car-buggie-cart-motorcycle thingies. ...Read more
Friday, May 19, 2017 … 10:25 A.M. “Every Commissioner is not crooked, as some people think that they are.” Caddo Commissioner Lyndon B. Johnson thus shared his thinking in a media interview just after his anything-but-open-and-honest private meeting with three-wheel-car ...Read more
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 … 12:43 P.M. As we now know, and as I reported last Friday, our Caddo Parish Commission is working on behalf of Elio Motors to shred the most basic tenets of governmental transparency. To begin, Paul ...Read more
Sunday, May 14, 2017 … 11:00 A.M. Since the Caddo Parish Commission was beaten in its April 29th election to raise and extend a list of its property taxes – while sitting on a $120,000,000+ mega-pile of taxpayer money – ...Read more
Friday, May 12, 2017 … 11:34 A.M.The Caddo Parish Commission is again flailing around in a red-hot spotlight. Now, and yet again, afire from that heat is the G.M. Plant / Elio Motors debacle. Caddo Parish taxpayers are being treated ...Read more
Pictured: Elliott Stonecipher By: Elliott Stonecipher May 12, 2015 As many readers are aware, I have been continuously researching our Caddo Parish Commission since 2013, focusing particularly on its financial management and the bountiful compensation with which members reward themselves. ...Read more