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 ...Read more
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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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more