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Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
“With the cooperation of both of the krewes and a tremendous amount of work by the Shreveport Police Department, Visit Shreveport-Bossier, some help form the lieutenant governor as backup and just some give and take between us and the krewes, we have an agreement with them,” Arceneaux said.
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023
“2024 is a tight year,” he said. The proposed budget does not include any suggested items from the Capital Improvements Committee at this point. The recommendations will be made into bond proposals that will be voted on in April of next year.
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023
“The city of Shreveport has not engaged in any sort of large-scale construction of new infrastructure for the city in quite some time,” Arceneaux said. “It really is time we examine that and get back in the process. That’s something the city ought to be doing on a regular basis.
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023
Since 2017, EAP and its regional higher education partners have sponsored more than 30 pitch competitions in north Louisiana and Lafayette to encourage students to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
On June 7, Arceneaux hosted a news conference with officials from Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission to announce one step forward in a plan to bring passenger rail service through Shreveport and across the Interstate 20 corridor that would connect Dallas to Atlanta.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
The amendment passed on a 4-2 vote in the council meeting. Would take five votes to override a veto. Council members Tabatha Taylor, James Green, Ursula Bowman and Gary Brooks voted in favor of the ordinance. Council members Grayson Boucher and Jim Taliaferro voted against it.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
“We are working on strategies to prevent and dispel the kind of activity we had late night downtown over the weekend,” Arceneaux said. “We’re examining what ordinances the establishments may have violated so that we can enforce those, and then developing strategies for breaking up the kind of activity that was there.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Arceneaux traveled with Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker, Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis and Vicksburg, Miss., Mayor George Flaggs Jr. to Capitol Hill to speak with lawmakers, Amtrak officials and others about a federal grant to build terminals in those cities along the proposed route.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
“Most people seem to be pleased with what we are doing,” Arceneaux said. “Some of it is just dumb luck. I receive good luck as well as anyone else. Some of the groundwork was laid before I got here, and I am grateful for that.

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