BGR in the News

BGR AWARDS: Feb. 14 is the deadline for nominations for the Bureau of Governmental Research’s 2020 Excellence in Government Awards

By Staff Reports

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

January 29, 2020

BGR AWARDS: Feb. 14 is the deadline for nominations for the Bureau of Governmental Research’s 2020 Excellence in Government...

BGR Discusses Awards Program, Local Issues with Oliver Thomas on WBOK January 23, 2020

By Oliver Thomas

Source: WBOK recorded broadcast via BGR

January 23, 2020

BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky and Vice President & Research Director Stephen Stuart talked about the 2020 Excellence...

BGR Seeks Nominations for 2020 Excellence in Government Awards

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

January 16, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Excellence in Government Awards honoring...

Community meeting about the rise of crime in Uptown informative and contentious

By Sue Strachan

Source: Uptown Messenger

January 15, 2020

Having your car broken into via smashed windows has become the new normal in New Orleans. On Tuesday, Jan....

New Orleans court clerk says he won’t furlough employees for at least a week

By Matt Sledge

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

January 6, 2020

Deputy clerks at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for now....

‘The Second Battle of New Orleans’ republished for 50th anniversary of end to Riverfront Expressway fight

By Sandra Stokes

Source: The Lens

December 17, 2019

If you’re really lucky, at least once in your life you cross paths with someone truly extraordinary. I was...

‘It will be a mess:’ Traffic headaches from Convention Center Blvd. not expected to go away when construction ends

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 12, 2019

Large portions of Convention Center Boulevard are closed for the entire month of December. It’s just the latest in...

Newell: Is New Orleans better off with one property tax assessor instead of seven?

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

November 25, 2019

Newell talks to BGR Vice President and Research Director Stephen Stuart and research analyst Jamie Parker about what’s changed...

Nell Nolan: Moonlight & Miracles, Victory Ball – WWII, BGR Luncheon

By Nell Nolan

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 24, 2019

The Bureau Brigade Count ‘em! Supporters of the Bureau of Governmental Research, about 800 of them, convened at the...

(Opinion) A Cautionary Tale: The New Orleans Office of Inspector General. Part 2: Facing Challenges

By Ed Quatrevaux

Source: The Lens

November 22, 2019

Read Part 1: Fulfilling the mission. The OIG faced a series of challenges beginning in 2015. While the Office...