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BGR Analyzes Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax on the April 30 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 22, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report titled “On the Ballot:...

BGR Hosts Virtual Discussion on Public Safety

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 21, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — On Friday, April 22, the Bureau of Governmental Research will host a virtual “breakfast briefing” on...

Jefferson Parish voters set to decide on millage increase to fund sheriff’s office hiring, raises

By David Jones

Source: FOX 8

April 21, 2022

When Jefferson Parish voters head to the ballot box on Saturday, April 30, they’ll decide on a potential millage...

7-mill tax pushed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto gets BGR backing. See what they said

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 21, 2022

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto’s proposed 7-mill property tax to fund employee raises has picked up the backing of...

New Orleans voters have option to create 1,000 early childhood slots with April 30 millage

By Matt Sledge

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 16, 2022

New Orleans voters are being asked this month to approve a property tax to create 1,000 or more early...

Our Views: The Times-Picayune makes these recommendations on parish tax proposals

By Staff Editorial

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 16, 2022

Voters in three area parishes are being asked to enact new taxes on April 30; early voting begins Saturday....

Concerned about ‘defunding the DA’s office,’ St. Tammany district attorney pushing new tax

By Sara Pagones

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 15, 2022

If they blink, St. Tammany voters might miss the vote for a new sales tax to fund criminal prosecutions....

BGR Supports Proposed New Orleans Early Childhood Education Property Tax

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 14, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report intended to help New Orleans voters...

BGR Analyzes DA Sales Tax in St. Tammany Parish

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 8, 2022

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (press release) — The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) released a new report that analyzes...

Celebrating Another Sunshine Week During the Pandemic

By Barbie E. Keiser

Source: Information Today

March 22, 2022

Sunshine Week (@SunshineWeek and #SunshineWeek) highlights our need to rebuild trust in public institutions. To accomplish this, we must...