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:...

Watchdog group in New Orleans calls for pause of Convention Center hotel project

A new 1,200-room hotel at the Morial Convention Center downtown is a risky proposal now that the coronavirus has...

Watchdog wants Convention Center hotel paused amid coronavirus concerns

The Bureau of Governmental Research says a proposed headquarters hotel at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center needs reconsideration now that...

Why watchdog is urging Convention Center in New Orleans to rethink hotel project

The Bureau of Governmental Research, a public policy watchdog, has called on leaders of the Ernest N. Morial Convention...

Coalition of 21 groups calls on Convention Center to use $100 million from cash reserves to support hospitality workers

A coalition of 21 local unions, advocacy organizations and other groups are calling on the Ernest N. Morial New...

New Resource for Understanding Public Education Funding in New Orleans

Like the rest of the community, our attention is focused on the threats posed by COVID-19. At the same...

The Excellence Factor: Pushing for Better Government and Honoring Those Who Achieve It

By Amy L. Glovinsky President & CEO Samuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership At the Bureau of Governmental Research...

BGR Welcomes Four New Directors, Announces Officers for 2020

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) today announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors...

BGR President Discusses BGR and its Excellence in Government Awards in Radio Interview

Amy Glovinsky, BGR President & CEO, discussed the 2020 Excellence in Government Awards and shared information about BGR’s purpose...

BGR Discusses Awards Program, Local Issues with Oliver Thomas on WBOK January 23, 2020

BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky and Vice President & Research Director Stephen Stuart talked about the 2020 Excellence...