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12 Jan
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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 ...

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05 Jan
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PERKINS, TYLER REPORT THEIR “ELECTION-DAY ACTIVITIES” COST

Saturday, January 5, 2019 … 3:08 P.M. Throughout my career, I have written and publicly spoken about the corrosive, often outright illegal, election-day “street money” in our solidly black communities. In my related November 17th article (SEE Link #1, below), ...

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01 Jan
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MAYOR PERKINS: FIRST OFFICIAL SPEECH … UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

Sunday, December 30, 2018 … 5:15 P.M. As politics, time and money put a wrap on the election of now-Mayor Adrian Perkins, all may tip our hats to him for an inaugural address warmly welcomed by his devotees. In fact, ...

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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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19 Sep
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WHAT’S THE REAL CAUSE OF TYLER’S WATER-SEWER SYSTEM MESS?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 … 6:38 P.M. … [Given the new developments, I suggest that those unfamiliar with the matter read this previous article: http://realshreveport.com/a-dramatic-turn-in-city-hall-wat…/] Apparently irreparable, systemic failures within the city’s water and sewer services continue, making it clear ...

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14 Sep
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DID MAYOR TYLER BOLD-FACED LIE TO US, OR … ?

Friday, September 14, 2018 … 11:50 A.M. Again, this red-hot spotlight is on Mayor Ollie Tyler: the rolling City Hall disaster tied to water and sewer services. The subject was notably probed in an August 6th forum for mayoral candidates ...

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08 Sep
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LA HWY. 3132 EXTENSION BROUGHT BACK FROM DEAD

Saturday, September 8, 2018 … 2:53 P.M. Nearly lost in other recent media coverage is word from the Northwest Louisiana Council of Governments – “NLCOG” – that our area’s Hwy. 3132 Extension is officially alive. Now included in the Caddo-Bossier ...

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03 Sep
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ARE MORE SHREVEPORT MAYORAL CANDIDATES QUITTING RACE?

Monday, September 3, 2018 … 1:20 P.M. In an article last week, I detailed some of the demographic, fund-raising and election result facts of Mayor Ollie Tyler’s 2014 election. No one I know confused that campaign with high-interest politics, but ...

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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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