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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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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Nov
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Yesterday’s City Hall Meeting, and My Thanksgiving Prayers

November 23, 2016  When Thanksgiving breaks tomorrow, I will awake to the organized chaos of this wonderful, and to me meaningful, American observance.  I will be blessed to share it with many whose love I most treasure, including those who cannot ...

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23 Nov
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Garbage collection fee dead, talks to resume in 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. –The Shreveport City Council removed the garbage fee from the proposed 2017 budget Tuesday evening by a vote of four to one. During the public hearing segment of the regular session meeting, several people spoke out against the ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
21 Nov
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Update: Trash Tax

Monday, November 21, 2016 … 6:31 PM At this afternoon’s City Council regularly scheduled “work session” in preparation for tomorrow’s meeting, members agreed that Chairman Bradford will act at tomorrow’s meeting to remove the garbage tax from further debate. However, ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
20 Nov
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Garbage Tax Vote Poses Real Risks to Shreveport Council Members

November 20, 2016   [To readers new to the subjects discussed in this article, many related ones are posted on RealShreveport.com.] ************ It is a fact in these days of citizen journalism that if a public official, in the performance ...

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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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09 Nov
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Vote for proposed garbage collection fee moved up

SHREVEPORT, La. – Mayor Ollie Tyler’s proposed legislation for a garbage collection fee to be adopted as part of the 2017 budget was introduced by the Shreveport City Council last night. The Council met in the late afternoon in Government ...

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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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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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02 Apr
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Shreveport Councilman Willie Bradford’s Awful Slap of Candor

April 2, 2016 Fair warning:  the significance of this subject is beyond my ability to adequately express.  As good, decent and honest people here hope and pray for restoration of good and honest government, the subject events scream a declaration ...

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