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Editorial
May 19 12:00 AM
Every political organization that receives tax dollars should encourage citizens to attend their regular meetings and to assist the elected or appointed members in the process of spending public dollars. It’s fundamental that having the meetings at times and dates that allow for maximum public participation is a starting point for this process.
Editorial
May 12 12:00 AM
The voters of Caddo Parish certainly sent a message to the Caddo Commission with the recent defeat of four parish-wide tax renewals, along with a special sales tax renewal in a rural district. Listening to many of the commissioners, one would think that it was simply bad karma, not their performance, that was the sole cause of the voters’ rejection.
Editorial
April 21 12:00 AM
Shreveport citizens have stepped up their complaints to elected officials over their perceptions that Shreveport is becoming a less and less safe community. Mayor Tyler and her administrations say that they have a “plan” that is coming together; however, the escalating shootings, homicides and burglaries tell a different story.

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