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Elliott Stonecipher

CITY COUNCIL DOES AS ORDERED, ARRANGED, RIGGED, ETC., ETC.

It was a lot like waiting for water to boil. You know what’s going to happen, and that it will take longer than you want…

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Elliott Stonecipher

WILL PERKINS JAM THIS $220,000,000 BOND ISSUE THROUGH? HOW?

Sunday, August 11, 2019 … 2:30 P.M. The Shreveport City Council will meet tomorrow and Tuesday to approve, or not, sending Mayor Adrian Perkins’ stupefying…

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Elliott Stonecipher

CONFIRMED: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE A “NO” ON THIS BOND ISSUE

Given its routine position of sponsoring property and many other taxes in Shreveport, confirmation that the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce has not automatically green-lighted Mayor…

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Elliott Stonecipher

SHREVEPORT’S BAD … VERY, VERY BAD … PAST FOUR DAYS

Government is a public trust. It is therefore wholly dependent on the confidence of those who fund it. As confidence collapses, the tax base flees.…

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Local

PERKINS NOW SET TO GRAB $220,000,000 IN NOVEMBER BOND VOTE

Confirming rumors very few believed would prove true, Mayor Adrian Perkins has now given public notice that he will ask Shreveport voters to approve a…

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Elliott Stonecipher

STUNNING SHREVEPORT FINANCE FAILURES IN NEWS REPORT TODAY

For those with access to today’s Shreveport Times, a must-read is Sara Mcneil’s report of downright scary developments in our city’s financial management. Included among…

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Elliott Stonecipher

TRANSCRIPT: MEMBER RESPONDS TO MY CRITICISM OF CITY COUNCIL

Thus far, two members of the Shreveport City Council have directly responded to my article two days ago in which I criticized the body’s silence…

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Elliott Stonecipher

WHY IS OUR CITY COUNCIL SILENT ON WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING?

Sunday, June 30, 2019 … 12:40 P.M. After Adrian Perkins’ awful start as mayor, I wrote an article in support of a specific City Council…

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Elliott Stonecipher

GARBAGE TAX?! GEEZ, WHAT ABOUT OUR SKY-HIGH PROPERTY TAX!!

Saturday, March 23, 2019 … 4:38 P.M. As things now stand, the Shreveport City Council will try again at next Tuesday’s meeting to finally approve…

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Local

5 REASONS OUR CITY COUNCIL SHOULD DUMP GARBAGE TAX

Friday, March 8, 2019 … 9:41 A.M. As I write, Shreveporters expect our City Council to soon vote on a whittled-down version of Mayor Adrian…

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Local

PERKINS CANNOT FORCE CITY COUNCIL TO TAX US

Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 … 5:50 P.M. It is, after all, no surprise. Given his total absence during Shreveport’s past fifteen-year swoon, plus the…

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2018 Mayoral Election

Bond Bounty Pt 5: ADA scores DOUBLE his full prosecutor salary in bond fees.

Attorney Joshua K. Williams graduated from law school in 2013 and was admitted to practice law in Louisiana on May 8, 2014.  Since this time,…

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Local

Bond Bounty Pt 3: Bond attorney fails to pay city taxes

Shreveport City government is an onion of corruption.  You expose one layer only to find more lurking in the shadow. In my previous articles (here,…

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Local

New info reveals Washington set to make half million dollars in bond “fees” since 2014!

Part 1 – Original Report: HERE Part 2:  Newly obtained documents from the State Bond Commission (https://www.treasury.state.la.us/state-bond-commission/) reveal an additional $45,200.00 in “Co-Bond Counsel” payouts…

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2018 Mayoral Election

INITIAL “CROSS BAYOU POINT” APPROVAL JUST AFTER TAX VOTE?

Saturday, March 31, 2018 … 2:28 P.M. Unbelievably so, sources inside Shreveport City Hall say the partners in the Cross Bayou Point development are already…

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