BGR Wins National Honors for Research

July 28, 2016

BGR won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. BGR won the award for Outstanding Policy Achievement for the report The Accidental Steward: The Orleans Parish School Board as a Resource Manager in the Reform Era and related education efforts, which laid the groundwork for recent reforms to School Board financial management. BGR also won the award for Most Distinguished Research for the report The $1 Billion Question: Do the Tax Dedications in New Orleans Make Sense?, which provides a first-ever comprehensive view of where local tax revenues go.

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