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BGR Examines Proposed Orleans School Tax Renewals

Sep 27, 2017

Ballot Issues

In On the Ballot: Orleans Parish School Tax Renewals, October 14, 2017, BGR examines the proposed 10-year renewal of three existing property taxes for Orleans Parish public schools.

Filed under: On the Ballot, Orleans Parish, Schools

BGR Examines Proposed Jefferson Transit Tax Renewals

Sep 27, 2017

Ballot Issues

In On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Transit Tax Renewals, October 14, 2017, BGR examines the proposed 10-year renewal of two existing property taxes to operate and maintain Jefferson Parish’s public transportation system.

Filed under: Infrastructure, Jefferson Parish, On the Ballot

2017 Candidate Q&A Election Series

Sep 14, 2017

2017 Candidate Q&A

BGR provides New Orleans voters with its 2017 Candidate Q&A Election Series. For the October 14, 2017 elections, BGR submitted questions to all mayoral and City Council candidates on public safety, infrastructure and other important public policy issues facing the City of New Orleans government. BGR compiled the answers of the candidates who responded and will release them in installments for each race. Click on the links below to access the individual installments.*
Read the media release.
Mayor
City Council At Large Division 1
City Council At Large Division 2
City Council District A
City Council District B
City Council District C
City Council District E

*No candidate from District D responded.

Filed under: Budgets, Civil Service, Contracting, Economic Development and Subsidies, Governance Issues, Government Finance, Infrastructure, Orleans Parish, Pensions, Planning Issues, Public Safety, Sewerage and Water Board, Taxation and Assessments

Paying for Street Maintenance in New Orleans

May 8, 2017

Paying for Street Maintenance in New Orleans

In Paying for Streets: Options for Funding Road Maintenance in New Orleans, BGR explores ways to fund the routine maintenance necessary to safeguard the City’s $2 billion, once-in-a-lifetime capital investment in the street network.

Filed under: Budgets, Government Finance, Infrastructure, Orleans Parish

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