Bossier Term Limits

Sep 14, 2023 – KTAL

Term limits still a contentious issue at Bossier City Hall

Sep 5, 2023 – KTBS3 BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — It was another heated day of debate as the Bossier City Council appeared to take a step back in the process of having residents vote on term limits. District 1 Councilman Brian Hammons: “You can talk to me …” At-large Councilman David Montgomery: “I have the floor!” Hammons: “… but you’re not going to yell at me.” Montgomery: “I have the floor!” Hammons: “Talk all you want.” Montgomery: “Good.” [ READ MORE HERE ]    

AG attorney: Bossier registrar has no authority to ‘decertify’ term limit petition

Sep 14, 2023 – KTBS3

BOSSIER CITY, La. – The Bossier Parish registrar of voters has no authority to decline, reject or decertify a petition once she’s followed the requirements of the law.

That’s the opinion of state Assistant Attorney General Carey “Tom” Jones in a letter Friday to Bossier City attorney Charles Jacobs. The letter is in response to a vote by the Bossier City Council last week asking the registrar to “decertify” a citizen-led petition calling for term limits.


Term limits issue still stalled in Bossier City

The council did vote down a resolution to decertify the petition

By Donna Keeya
Published: Aug. 29, 2023 at 11:01 PM CDT
BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — “The voters want this, and you’re looking for ways to not let it happen,” Bossier City resident Ryan Haygood said.

Another council meeting in Bossier City and another delay on the future of term limits in the city.

We’ve given you the First Alert on this developing story for weeks now.

The City Council failed to pass the latest proposal on term limits. Now they’re back at Square One.



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