Tags: "john atkins"

25 May
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CADDO COMMISSION RECORDS UNVEIL SOME ELIO DEAL SECRECY

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, ...

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19 May
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ELIO / LICHTER: WHAT IS CADDO COMMISSION REALLY UP TO?

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 ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
08 Apr
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2ND CIRCUIT COURT RULES IN CADDO COMMISSION LAWSUIT

Saturday, April 8, 2017 ….. 11:03 A.M. A ruling in my lawsuit against the Caddo Parish Commission was issued yesterday by the Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport. Regardless that parts of the ruling favor the Commission / ...

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19 Feb
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CEASELESS BAD FAITH: Caddo Commission Plan to Raise, Extend Taxes

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 ...

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22 Dec
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Community Elites’ Christmas Gift to Our Failing Schools… Lamar Goree

This past Tuesday’s Caddo School Board meeting marked the doubling down of the disastrous era of Caddo Supt. Lamar Goree… granting him a contract extension until 2018 (here).  While board members lauded the paltry gains of the district as if ...

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09 Dec
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Recap: Thursday’s Caddo Commission meeting

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 ...

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23 May
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Taxpayers Absorb Huge Blow… Atkins Joins Corruption Crowd in Blocking CPERS Vote!

With little fanfare, John E. Atkins and his Community Foundation coalition stuck a dagger in the hearts of taxpayers who know that the CPERS scandal is our greatest test for the future of our parish.  It is the decision to ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
19 Feb
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Caddo Commission Meeting, and Our $88,002 CPERS Hit

February 19, 2016 For the first time in several years, yesterday’s Caddo Parish Commission meeting netted us some gains. It is too bad that some rotten Commission news hammered us last night, too. First, let me dispatch that bad news. ...

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Matthew Linn
19 Feb
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Linn Proves Ineptitude in Spite of Harvard Education

Matthew Linn has had a terrible week at the Caddo Commission. In the news was Linn’s embarrassment of Caddo Parish by attempting to remove Caddo Administrator, Woody Wilson, from NLCOG. When Wilson pushed back, Linn went after his job by ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
05 Feb
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Caddo Commission Meeting: Good, Bad and Mainly Ugly!

(NOTE: This first-hand report is in no way arranged at the request of anyone. Some media reports apparently have been.) February 5, 2016 In what easily qualifies as the most bizarre meeting of a governmental body I have ever witnessed, ...

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Matthew Linn
18 Jan
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This Week: New Commissioners Confronted with Conspiracy

January 18, 2016 The Caddo Commission in its newest iteration, is still using the same tricks to get those of us following their financial abuses of taxpayer dollars to simply go away. In spite of numerous writings and public outcry, ...

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27 Nov
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Atkins Exposed for Huge Conflicts of Interest!

Newly elected Caddo Commissioner John E. Atkins has a whopper of a conflict of interest that every tax payer should know about before he takes office in January. This is a problem that will not go away easily, and I ...

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