Bureau of Governmental Research
Bureau of Governmental Research is a private, non-profit, independent research organization dedicated to informed public policy making and the effective use of public resources for the improvement of government in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
Sep 22, 2015
On Tuesday, September 22, Kyle Graham, the Executive Director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, addressed a BGR Breakfast Briefing sponsored by IBERIABANK. See the full video and a short clip here.
Aug 6, 2015
Celeste Coco-Ewing, the incoming President & CEO of BGR, brings strong analytical and leadership skills to her new position.
BGR Wins National Awards for Research
Jul 30, 2015
BGR won two awards from the Governmental Research Association at its national conference in Denver on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
Jun 18, 2015
On Thursday, June 18, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison addressed the crowd at a BGR Breakfast Briefing at IBERIABANK. See a video clip of Chief Harrison’s speech here.
BGR Leader to Depart After 14 Years
Apr 16, 2015
The Bureau of Governmental Research announced today that Janet Howard, BGR’s President & CEO, is resigning. To facilitate a smooth transition, she has agreed to stay with BGR until the organization has hired a new President & CEO.
Apr 15, 2015
On Wednesday, April 15, newly appointed Orleans Parish School Board Superintendent Henderson Lewis, Jr. addressed a BGR Breakfast Briefing at IBERIABANK. See the full video and a short clip here.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal St.
BGR is pleased to announce that New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Maureen Dowd will be the guest speaker at the 2015 Annual Luncheon. Ms. Dowd is a New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner. She has covered eight presidential campaigns.
Table sponsorships are available for $1,250.
Table sponsorships in the premium area are available for $2,500.
Individual seating is available for $125.
For reservations or more information, contact: Molly Kramer, Communications & Development Manager, 504.525.4152, ext. 108, or email@example.com.
BGR is grateful for the support of this year’s event sponsors, Whitney Bank and Canal Barge, and to our host, the New Orleans Marriott.
Entergy New Orleans
Filed under: Annual Luncheons
Oct 6, 2015
In On the Ballot: October 24, 2015, BGR explains, analyzes and takes positions on a proposed quarter-cent sales tax for public safety in New Orleans’ French Quarter and a constitutional amendment allowing the state to invest in an infrastructure bank.
Mar 26, 2015
This release discusses the Louisiana Supreme Court’s refusal to hear BGR’s lawsuit seeking public access to the records and meetings of a committee charged with re-assessing the number of judges needed at each of the state’s courts.
Nov 6, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
In A Trojan Horse in the Draft CZO: Article 5 Puts Years of Planning at Risk, BGR describes the article on Planned Development Standards in the draft comprehensive zoning ordinance and the problems it poses.
Sep 25, 2014