BGR Recognizes Excellence in Government 2020 Honorees in WYES Broadcast

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) featured our Excellence in Government Awards 2020 honorees in a one-hour broadcast on...

Q&A with Lead Author of Our New Orleans Public School Funding Report

Questions abound from New Orleans public school parents, students, employees and education leaders as the new school year gets...

How BGR’s Government Monitoring Work Supports Our Mission

By Stephen Stuart Vice President and Research Director It’s not nearly as visible to citizens as our research reports...

Think with Us about New BGR Research Topics

By Amy L. Glovinsky President & CEO Samuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR)...

Convention Center puts hotel development on hold and donates $1 million for coronavirus relief, but fails to satisfy local coalition

The governing board of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center is pressing pause on behind-the-scenes negotiations with...

$1M donated by New Orleans’ convention center — but labor activists call for much more

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s oversight board on Wednesday approved a donation of $1 million to support programs...

Major labor union threatens to cancel convention in New Orleans if Convention Center doesn’t address local workers’ demands for relief

The Communications Workers of America, the largest communications and media labor union in the country, is threatening to pull...

Convention Center entertainment district developer list down to 3

Three developers have been selected as finalists for a mixed-use entertainment district on 39 acres adjacent to a new...

Convention Center’s ‘entertainment district’ plans delayed as coronavirus hits finances

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will delay plans to develop a new, 20-acre “entertainment district” on some of...

Convention Center officials send clear message that they will move ahead with over $1 billion in developments despite community opposition

Over the past week, officials with the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center have sent a clear message:...