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Editorial
July 14 12:00 AM
Yes, Virginia, there IS a Santa Claus, but sometimes he gets his Christmas list messed up, and lumps of coal are delivered rather than gifts. Such may be case with the much ballyhooed Unified Development Code (UDC) that was adopted by the city of Shreveport this spring and recently by the Parish Commission.
Editorial
June 30 12:00 AM
Believe it or not, there IS a magic kingdom at Government Plaza on Travis Street in downtown Shreveport; it’s located on the fourth floor in the offices of the Shreveport Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC). The king is MPC Executive Director Mark Sweeney, and his cabinet is the nine-member MPC Board.
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.

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