Mayor Adrian Perkins announced the proposed fee during an afternoon news conference at City Hall. He stressed that this is not a tax but a way to raise wages for sanitation workers and replenish city funds.
On this week where the sacrifices of first responders has come into sharp focus with the shooting death of a Shreveport Police officer — an ArkLaTex VFW Post is honoring civil servants and outstanding students in Shreveport.
The death of Cedrick Robinson, 31, has left heavy hearts across Shreveport. On Friday, Police say they were called to the 600 block of Mt. Zion Road. When they arrived they found Robinson’s body partially submerged in a truck.