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.
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.
Jun 8, 2015
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.
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