CADDO PARISH, Louisiana — During a special meeting on Tuesday (August 25, 2020), The Caddo Parish Commission unanimously approved  funding for an emergency rental assistance program and to establish a local mental health hotline to help support Caddo Parish residents w...

Legislation is set to be voted on Thursday by the Caddo Parish Commission which would allocate up to $300,000 to form a partnership with LSU Health Science Center to provide Covid-19 testing in medically underserved areas throughout the parish.

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act better known as "CARES ACT” is the $2 trillion emergency relief package designed to stabilize households and businesses and stimulate the U.S. economy that have been hit hard by the 2...

The Caddo Parish Commission has approved a measure aimed at helping Caddo Parish residents expunge their criminal records. Ordinance 5943 of 2020 will reduce the $550 fees associated with expunging a person record will be reduced by 60 percent.

The public is invited to participate in a research survey effort by posting comments in support of a satellite campus for Southern Law School in Shreveport

On Monday during the Work Session of the Caddo Parish Commission, six Commissioners made a bold statement by protesting Commissioner Mike Middleton’s Resolution that would have suspended funding for all Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Caddo Parish.  Commission...

The Caddo Parish Commission on Monday (April 15) will consider two pieces of legislation  that could establish a satellite of Southern University Law Center in Caddo parish. Currently there is no public law center outside of Baton Rouge in the state of Louisiana.

The Pa...

Caddo Parish Commissioner Steven Jackson is among 44 people from all over the world selected to be a 2018 Next City's Vanguard fellows.  Vanguard is an annual experiential urban leadership gathering of the best and brightest, working to improve cities across sectors su...

It is with broken hearts that my siblings and family members publicly announce the passing of our mother, sister, and grandmother, Patricia Blaze-Jackson (Pat). A believer in God's greatest commandment to love one another, she lived her life full of compassion for all...

In response to recent episodes of violent crime in Shreveport, I will be asking the Caddo Parish Commission to fund a $1 Million Public Safety Grant to the City of Shreveport for the purchase of  Shotspotter program.  The request comes in the aftermath of 5 homicides i...

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