Registration is Open for August 18 Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Congressman Troy Carter

Join BGR on August 18 for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing with newly elected Congressman Troy Carter, who will discuss...

BGR to Participate in August 4 Webinar on Federal Pandemic Relief Funds for New Orleans

The City of New Orleans has received its first portion of federal pandemic relief funds through the American Rescue...

BGR Urges City of New Orleans to Reinstate Pension Reforms and Improve Weakening Pension System

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, A Retreat on Pension Reform: City of New...

BGR Seeks Strong Planning and Accountability for Federal Relief Funds to Address Pandemic’s Impacts

The Bureau of Governmental Research today releases Handle with Care: Public Planning and Accountability Must Guide Spending of Federal...

‘I love this city,’ says Poco Sloss, Times-Picayune Loving Cup recipient

Surrounded by friends who crowded the courtyard of the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Poco Sloss on Thursday was presented The...

Quarter-cent sales tax for French Quarter on ballot again Saturday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In order to fund the “Blue Light Patrols” in the Quarter, the reinstatement of the...

BGR Opposes French Quarter Sales Tax Proposition on April 24 Ballot

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research is weighing in against a proposition for a 0.245% sales tax...

Against the French Quarter Sales Tax: Why the Bureau of Governmental Research is advising voters to vote ‘no.’

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)– For our viewers heading to the polls this weekend, there’s a new report out that you should know...

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 Hot Topics at BGR Breakfast

NEW ORLEANS – On March 23, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with...