BGR Issues Report on April 24 French Quarter Sales Tax Vote

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: French Quarter Sales Tax, April 24, 2021. The report...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Important Issues Affecting the Parish at BGR Breakfast Briefing

Yesterday, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with “The Vision for St. Tammany...

People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

The Bureau of Governmental Research has appointed five new members to its board of directors and announced the election...

BGR Hosts March 23 Breakfast Briefing with St. Tammany Parish Leaders

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research will host a virtual breakfast briefing titled “The Vision for St. Tammany Parish:...

New Orleans, Baton Rouge area People in Business for March 7, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research has appointed to its board of directors for three-year terms Thomas A. LaVeist, dean...

Gambit Editorial: Our endorsements for the March 20 special election

On March 20, voters in Louisiana’s Second Congressional District will choose a successor to former U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond,...

Newell: BGR supports new sewer and water taxes for Jefferson Parish

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has a new report out about water and sewer tax propositions in Jefferson...

On the Ballot: Tax Propositions for Water and Sewer Systems in Jefferson Parish

JEFFERSON PARISH (WVUE) –The Bureau of Governmental Research Tuesday released a report highlighting two Jefferson Parish tax proposals related...

BGR Supports Jefferson Parish Tax Propositions on March 20 Ballot

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research has released a new report expressing support for two Jefferson Parish...

Bureau of Governmental Research backs Jefferson Parish water and sewer tax proposals

The independent nonprofit group Bureau of Governmental Research is backing two Jefferson Parish tax proposals, one for its water...