BGR in the News
Newell: Watchdog group split on New Orleans’ library and housing tax propositions
By Newell Normand
Source: WWL Radio
November 29, 2021The Bureau of Governmental Research has published its report on two tax propositions under consideration in the New Orleans...
Our Views: In New Orleans, vote “yes” to support libraries
By Staff Editorial
November 27, 2021Last year, New Orleans voters soundly rejected a complicated property tax swap that would have cut deeply into the...
Early voting for New Orleans City Council, sheriff, library millage starts Saturday
By Ben Myers
November 26, 2021Early voting in the Dec. 11 runoff elections for New Orleans City Council, Sheriff and Clerk of Criminal Court...
Commentary: Vote yes on New Orleans’ library funding measure
By Gambit Commentary
November 25, 2021Early voting for the Dec. 11 municipal runoff begins Nov. 27 in the (thankfully) final election of the year....
New Orleans runoff elections 2021: See candidates, millages on the ballot
By Ryan Nelsen
November 23, 2021New Orleans voters will find themselves inside a voting booth for the second month in a row this December,...
On New Orleans tax propositions, BGR says yes for library and no for housing
By Ben Myers
November 22, 2021A prominent government watchdog group is recommending New Orleans voters renew one expiring property tax on the Dec. 11...
BGR comes out in support of library property tax, against housing tax on Dec. 11 ballot
By Michael Isaac Stein
Source: The Lens
November 22, 2021The nonpartisan think tank the Bureau of Governmental Research released a new report on Monday with a split decision...
BGR backs New Orleans library tax proposal, opposes housing millage
By WDSU Digital Team
November 22, 2021A nonpartisan policy group is split on its opinion of two tax proposals New Orleans voters will consider Dec....
BGR Weighs in on New Orleans Library and Housing Tax Propositions
By Biz New Orleans Staff
Source: Biz New Orleans
November 22, 2021BGR has released a new report that analyzes proposed 20-year property taxes for public libraries and housing that New...
There are 4 constitutional amendments on Louisiana ballots Saturday. Here’s what they mean.
By Mark Ballard
Source: The Advocate
November 12, 2021After years of doing taxes the same way, Louisiana voters beginning Saturday are being asked to decide if the...