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On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Taxes

Nov 17, 2016

Ballot Issues

In On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Taxes, December 10, 2016, BGR examines and takes positions on four dedicated taxes up for renewal: a sales tax for parish sewerage, road and drainage projects, law enforcement and municipal governments in Jefferson; and three property taxes for parish drainage, recreation and public schools.

On the Ballot: New Orleans Fire and Drainage Taxes

Nov 15, 2016

Ballot Issues

In On the Ballot: New Orleans Fire and Drainage Taxes, December 10, 2016, BGR examines and takes positions on two property tax propositions: a tax increase for fire protection services and a tax renewal for the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system.

Filed under: Infrastructure, On the Ballot, Orleans Parish, Pensions, Public Safety, Sewerage and Water Board, Taxation and Assessments

BGR Cuts Paths for Pension Reform in the Metro Area

Oct 20, 2016

Pensions IV

In Reducing the Cost of Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Pension Reform in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Tammany Parishes, BGR explores the changes to public pension benefits policymakers can make to reduce the costs and risks associated with the pension plans. The report is the fourth installment in a series of BGR pension reports.

Filed under: Budgets, Government Finance, Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, Pensions, St. Tammany Parish

On New Orleans’ November 8 Ballot: Proposed Police Monitor Amendment

Oct 12, 2016

Ballot Issues

In On the Ballot: New Orleans Police Monitor Charter Amendment, November 8, 2016, BGR analyzes a proposition that would allow for the permanent separation of the Independent Police Monitor from the Office of Inspector General.

Filed under: Governance Issues, On the Ballot, Orleans Parish

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