Watch: BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon with Darren Walker

On February 9, 2021, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon on Zoom Webinar,...

Ford Foundation president to be featured at virtual Bureau of Governmental Research annual luncheon

The president of the Ford Foundation will discuss philanthropy and the public sector at an online webinar hosted by...

Darren Walker to Speak at BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research has announced a virtual presentation of its 2021 annual luncheon, which...

Council defers library board appointment after public pushback

A New Orleans City Council committee was set to consider Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s most recent nominee for the New...

N.O. Library Director spread ‘misinformation … and lies,’ board secretary says

NEW ORLEANS — A member of the New Orleans Public Library Board of Directors blasted the city’s library director...

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Speak at BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces a special virtual presentation of its 2021 Annual Luncheon, which will...

(Editorial) Our Views: Robert Ricks Jr., heroic weather forecaster, shows what government can do well

It’s 2021, so let’s put aside the debate about the growing power of federal bureaucrats and salute a civil...

BGR warns about politicizing Office of Inspector General as it weighs Ethics Review Board reforms

The board that recently ousted New Orleans Inspector General Derry Harper wants to open his old job to a...

BGR opposes shorter wait time for some New Orleans inspector general candidates

The New Orleans City Council will soon consider easing some of the restrictions for applicants interested in becoming the...

BGR Seeks Improvements to New Orleans IG Selection Process, Oversight

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, entitled Revitalizing New Orleans’ Office of Inspector General Depends...