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lynn_braggs1
03 Oct
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KTBS-TV: FEDS INVESTIGATE SHREVEPORT CITY HALL

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 … 10:49 P.M. … Shreveport’s KTBS Television News is confirming that the U. S. Attorney’s Office and FBI are questioning various city officials in a probe of shakedowns and kickbacks at City Hall, including the administrations ...

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06 Dec
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Public records show Abrams & Lafargue on track to make more than $1M in public funds

SHREVEPORT, La. — The City of Shreveport has hired outside attorneys Reginald Abrams and Julie Lafargue of the local firm Abrams & Lafargue to represent it against Sand Beach Properties, LLC following the recent water under-billing scandal. Abrams & Lafargue ...

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Mayor Ollie Tyler
27 Nov
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Exclusive: City Attorney has $1m/18 person staff as city suffers water/trash scandals

Unbelievable new information has been uncovered in the wake of the Shreveport City Hall meltdown.  The absence of leadership became apparent when certain decades-long city purse grafters, Scott Pernici and Michael Wainwright (along with a few others), decided they wanted ...

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water scandal 3
11 Nov
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Pt. 2: Dumbfounding Developments in Shreveport City Hall Meltdown

November 11, 2016 This all began as a tale of embarrassing and expensive-to-taxpayers incompetence at Shreveport City Hall, then quickly worsened as underlying public corruption surfaced. Now, almost unimaginably, the full-blown scandal features a city administration which has somehow managed ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
06 Nov
0

Pt. 1: Spiral-Down at Shreveport City Hall Accelerates

November 6, 2016 It has not been a good morning for Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, this year’s City Council Chair Willie Bradford, and a few other smoke-and-mirrors folks at City Hall. This article included, there is a lot of opposition ...

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water scandal 3
04 Nov
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More public documents finally turned over in Shreveport water scandal

SHREVEPORT, La. – More documents are available for viewing a day after they were promised to be delivered by the City of Shreveport and weeks after they were legally due.  Private attorney Julie Lafargue turned them over early this afternoon. After ...

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Transparency-Header
03 Nov
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Publisher’s Note: (Some) Records Made Public in City Water Scandal

11/3/16 – 3:50PM One of the keys to good governance is transparency in government.  Open and public records for citizens to freely view is such a cornerstone.  Our City Hall has taken actions in delaying and denying public records (in this ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
03 Nov
0

Update… Update… Update: A Bit of the Inside Story on Shreveport City Hall’s Latest Blow-off of Taxpayers and Law

Thursday, November 3, 2016 … 9:12 AM … On Tuesday evening, November 1st, at 6:16 PM, Kaley Green, reporter for RealShreveport.com, wrote / published an article entitled, “City Still Refusing to Turn Over Public Documents.” The documents at issue are ...

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01 Nov
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City still refusing to turn over public documents

SHREVEPORT, La. – The City of Shreveport is continuing to withhold public documents regarding the water under-billing scandal. A public records request was originally sent from Real Shreveport to City Attorney William Bradford Oct. 17 for documents and correspondence related ...

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water scandal 3
30 Oct
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Pt. 1: Shreveport Tax Hike Plan Is Wrong, Wrong, Wrong … and Illegal?

 October 30, 2016 Believe it:  only ten days before Christmas, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler, along with City Council boss Willie Bradford, plan to nix the Joys of the Season with a really mucky (and murky) tax hike.  It is wrong in ...

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water scandal 3
25 Oct
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City Attorney ignores Records Law in water scandal, hides behind privilege

SHREVEPORT, La. – The City of Shreveport is caught in a legal battle after failing to reach a compensation agreement for those who allegedly made the City aware of an error in its water billing system. The Shreveport Times’ Lex ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
15 Oct
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EXCLUSIVE: Wainwright & Pernici Sue City of Shreveport… and Other Developments… and One Bit of Good News…

Saturday, October 15, 2016 ….. 8:25 AM ….. I received from Michael Wainwright last night, by email, a copy of the lawsuit he and business partner Scott Pernici filed yesterday against the City of Shreveport. The subject is, of course, ...

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water scandal 3
14 Oct
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More Developments in City of Shreveport Water Under-Billing Saga… Controversy Rages…

Friday, October 14, 2016 … 8:30 AM Not since I first reported the CPERS self-pay malfeasance at the Caddo Parish Commission has any mess-up in local government blown-up like this one down at Shreveport City Hall. Michael Wainwright has written ...

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