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July 30, 2019

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Introducing The Daily Dispatch

July 17, 2019

At BGR, we take seriously our mission of fostering an informed public policy dialogue in the New Orleans metropolitan region....

Ghassan Korban Discusses Rebuilding the S&WB for a Stronger Future

May 14, 2019

Today, Ghassan Korban, executive director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, presented at a BGR Breakfast...

BGR Updates Estimates of Local Tax Revenue in Orleans Parish

April 25, 2019

Today, BGR releases The $1 Billion Question Revisited: Updating BGR’s 2015 Analysis of Orleans Parish Tax Revenues. With New Orleans...

BGR Issues Report on New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a...

BGR Report Reviews Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a May 4...

NOPD’s New Chief Shares His Vision for a Safer New Orleans

March 27, 2019

The New Orleans Police Department’s new superintendent, Shaun Ferguson, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on his vision and...

BGR Examines Elderly Services Tax Proposal

March 12, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Elderly Services Tax Proposal, March 30, 2019. The report analyzes a...

BGR Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

February 4, 2019

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research announces its 2019 officers and board members. BGR’s 31-person board of directors held...

BGR Analyzes Orleans Parish Hotel Taxes

January 30, 2019

Today, BGR releases The Lost Penny: An Analysis of the Orleans Parish Hotel Tax Structure. The report explains the origin...