Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: District Attorney Sales Tax, St. Tammany Parish, April 30, 2022. The report is intended to help St. Tammany voters make an informed decision on whether to approve a new, parishwide 0.14% sales tax proposed by the District Attorney to fund criminal prosecutions in the parish. It also provides BGR’s position in support of the tax.
BGR’s report analyzes the proposition based on a series of questions that address the efficient and effective use of public resources. The report also explains BGR’s position in support of the tax.