Announcements

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Speak at BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon

January 20, 2021

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces a special virtual presentation of its 2021 Annual Luncheon, which will...

BGR Seeks Improvements to New Orleans IG Selection Process, Oversight

December 21, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, entitled Revitalizing New Orleans’ Office of Inspector General Depends...

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng Discusses Pandemic, Future Priorities at Breakfast Briefing

December 15, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng....

BGR Supports Proposed Policy Changes to Improve NOLA Public Schools’ Finances

December 14, 2020

Today, BGR releases this BGR NOW supporting three policy changes up for consideration by the Orleans Parish School Board...

BGR Releases Ballot Report on French Quarter Sales Tax Renewal Proposition

December 2, 2020

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: French Quarter Sales Tax Renewal, December 5, 2020....

BGR Releases Ballot Report on New Orleans Property Tax Propositions

November 16, 2020

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Property Tax Propositions, December 5, 2020. The...

Mayor Cantrell Discusses City Government Priorities in BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing

October 28, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. She...

BGR Releases Report on Nov. 3 Jefferson Inspector General Property Tax Renewal

October 13, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Inspector General Tax Renewal, November 3,...

The Future of Policing in New Orleans: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing

September 30, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its second virtual Breakfast Briefing of 2020 – “A Conversation About...

BGR Recognizes Excellence in Government 2020 Honorees in WYES Broadcast

September 21, 2020

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