BGR in the News

Newell: Watchdog group split on New Orleans’ library and housing tax propositions

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

November 29, 2021

The 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

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 27, 2021

Last 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

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 26, 2021

Early 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

Source: Gambit

November 25, 2021

Early 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

Source: WWNO

November 23, 2021

New 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

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 22, 2021

A 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, 2021

The 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

Source: WDSU

November 22, 2021

A 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, 2021

BGR 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, 2021

After years of doing taxes the same way, Louisiana voters beginning Saturday are being asked to decide if the...