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General Business The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has announced Rebecca Mowbray as its new president and CEO, effective Jan. 18.

Becky Mowbray appointed new chief of BGR

Former journalist and government watchdog Becky Mowbray will take the reins at the Bureau of Governmental Research later this...

Rebecca Mowbray to Lead Bureau of Governmental Research

The Bureau of Governmental Research has announced that Rebecca Mowbray will be its new president and CEO effective Jan....

Bureau of Governmental Research Names Rebecca Mowbray as President and CEO

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces Rebecca Mowbray as its new President and CEO effective January 18....

Unclear future for city-led affordable housing as tax is set to expire

A local property tax dedicated to affordable housing and blight reduction is set to expire at the end of...

Leading Louisiana into 2022: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Gov. John Bel Edwards

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards joined the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing to discuss...

BGR’s Dec. 17 Virtual ‘Breakfast Briefing’ to Feature Gov. Edwards

The Bureau of Governmental Research presents a free virtual “breakfast briefing” featuring Gov. John Bel Edwards at 8 a.m....

Stephanie Grace: Criminal justice issues drive election, but results show a bigger malaise in Orleans

When Marlin Gusman was elected to the New Orleans City Council more than two decades ago, Oliver Thomas was...

Voters approve renewal of library tax, but reject housing tax renewal

New Orleans voters approved a ballot measure to fund the Public Library system on Saturday, but a second tax...

Despite recent hardships, New Orleans voters decide to scrap tax for housing programs

New Orleans voters on Saturday narrowly rejected the renewal of a 0.91-mill property tax housing programs that had been...