Newell: Know your ballot! Dec 5 runoff edition

Newell talks to Research Director Stephen Stuart about what voters will see on their ballots in the Dec 5...

City accused of misleading the public in campaign for property tax proposal

In recent weeks, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has ramped up her campaign to convince voters to approve a...

How New Orleans could reconfigure taxes if plan is passed: See propositions, funding changes, more

New Orleans voters will be asked to reconfigure five soon-to-expire taxes into four new ones on the Dec. 5...

Our Views: Vote no on New Orleans millages, city can come up with a better plan

Mayor LaToya Cantrell is asking New Orleans voters to approve three interrelated millages on Dec. 5 that wouldn’t increase...

Viewpoint: Protect our libraries by defeating Proposition 2

The diverse group of parents, librarians and concerned citizens that make up the Save Our Libraries coalition got a...

Early voting begins Friday for Dec. 5 runoff elections

NEW ORLEANS — Early voting begins Friday across Louisiana for the Dec. 5 election, which includes the runoff for...

BGR Opposes N.O. Property Tax Propositions on Dec. 5 Ballot

NEW ORLEANS – In a new report, the Bureau of Governmental Research – a private, nonprofit government watchdog –...

Report: Bureau of Governmental Research opposes Cantrell-backed tax proposals on Dec. 5 ballot

In a report released Monday, the Bureau of Governmental Research, a local nonpartisan think tank, came out against a...

BGR Releases Ballot Report on New Orleans Property Tax Propositions

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Property Tax Propositions, December 5, 2020. The...

Mayor Cantrell Discusses City Government Priorities in BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. She...