In this series, we’ve demonstrated the incredible bond bounty paid by the City to certain local “co-bond counsel” and the willingness of City “leadership” to violate its own laws to keep the paydays coming. In this article, we’re bringing to ...Read more
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Saturday, November 11, 2017 … 5:12 P.M. Yep, ‘tis the season. The Shreveport political one, that is. To kick it off, City Councilmen Willie Bradford and Jerry Bowman, Jr., are speechifying to politically rough-up Police Chief Alan Crump. As the ...Read more
SPECIAL REPORT … … Tuesday, September 12, 2017 … 8:10 P.M. … Almost four-and-a-half hours after the Shreveport City Council meeting began today, members finally voted on Mayor Ollie Tyler’s “sports complex” scheme. The vote was 0-7 … no votes ...Read more
Mayor Ollie Tyler’s publicly funded D-League arena concoction has been widely unpopular among Shreveporters ever since her administration (with other key players like the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission) launched a sneak attack on taxpayers weeks ago. In that attack, taxpayers were ...Read more
UPDATE: Thursday, May 25, 2017 … 3:37 P.M. On its website, the Caddo Parish Commission declares its commitment to governmental “transparency.” By clicking on that very word, one reads: “Equation for Open Government … Transparency begins by offering openness, communication, ...Read more
Sunday, February 19, 2017 … 10:55 A.M. ….. If nothing else, the Caddo Parish Commission is consistent in its abuse of taxpayers. Now, without public debate, the Commission has conjured a way to raise our property taxes AND perpetuate them ...Read more
SHREVEPORT, La. — The Caddo Parish Commission met Thursday evening for its only regular session meeting this month at Government Plaza. It started with one upset woman making claims of animal abuse, and begging the Commission to pass legislation to allow ...Read more