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26 Sep
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Louisiana election: Voters to decide 3 constitution changes

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters have a lighter load this fall, with only three constitutional changes up for consideration. The amendments to be decided in the Oct. 14 election deal with property taxes and ...

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26 Aug
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DOWNTOWN CONVENTION CENTER / HOTEL LOSS OVER -$12 MILLION

Saturday, August 26, 2017 … 4:20 P.M. Mayor Ollie Tyler’s out-of-nowhere crusade for a $150,000,000 downtown Shreveport sports complex notably ignores what happened to us the last time Shreveport ran this movie. In the seven years 2011-2017, Shreveport taxpayers have ...

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25 Jul
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Pt. 3: SHERIFF PRATOR LISTENS, OPTS AGAINST TAX ROLL-FORWARD

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 … 11:59 A.M. This morning, after a discussion in a legally required public hearing, Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator announced he would not raise parish property taxes … at least for now. The possible hike which ...

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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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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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Elliot Stonecipher
26 Jun
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Tax-And-Spenders Have Branded me… And I Accept

June 26, 2016 It isn’t every morning that I smile more or less all the way through my cereal, and I write to gladly credit The Advocate for thus kicking-off my day.  In fairness, though, I stipulate that those now in charge ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
20 Mar
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Pt. I:  CPSB Tax Package a Hammer Blow to Local Economy

March 20, 2016 This is the first in a series of articles about extraordinarily high Caddo Parish property taxes, the result of which is an economy – a culture – aberrantly propped-up by our local governmental bodies.  Here, our most ...

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