BGR in the News

There’s a roadblock for LaToya Cantrell’s latest tax revenue-shifting plan: John Alario

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

October 6, 2018

Louisiana state Senate President John Alario on Friday threw cold water on Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tentative plan to try to...

Audubon’s tax strategy this time around: Share the money with other park and recreation agencies

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 5, 2018

Four years after New Orleans voters overwhelmingly rejected a 4.2-mill property tax for the Audubon Nature Institute that would...

Mayor Cantrell: Tax money for tourism, sports industries, should help pay for drainage, infrastructure

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 4, 2018

Mayor LaToya Cantrell outlined tentative plans Thursday to shift some tax revenue away from various local tourism, sports and...

Danae Columbus: Mayor Cantrell needs Gov. Edwards’ help to keep more tourism taxes in New Orleans

By Danae Columbus

Source: Uptown Messenger

September 20, 2018

When Mayor LaToya Cantrell addressed the Bureau of Governmental Research on Tuesday, she was quick to talk about her...

Stephanie Grace: From City Hall to STRs, here’s 1st steps LaToya Cantrell has taken on her to-do list

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Advocate

September 20, 2018

Being mayor of a major city such as New Orleans is a big, big job, and realistically speaking, no...

A phone call with S&WB shouldn’t replace a public meeting

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 21, 2018

Mayor LaToya Cantrell says she held private conversations with Sewerage & Water Board members just to keep them informed after controversial...

Grace Notes: LaToya Cantrell has a Ray Nagin moment (and no, not in the criminal way)

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Advocate

September 19, 2018

Speaking at a Tuesday morning briefing hosted by the Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell answered...

Like others, Cantrell pitches City Hall move; Navy compound, Municipal Auditorium are options

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

September 18, 2018

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration has made evaluating options for relocating or renovating City Hall an “absolute priority,”...

Municipal Auditorium for City Hall? Not so fast, Cantrell’s CAO says

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 18, 2018

New Orleans city officials are still in the very early stages of exploring options for a new City Hall,...

Cantrell proposes moving City Hall to Municipal Auditorium

By WWL Staff

Source: WWL-TV

September 18, 2018

The Municipal Auditorium has had many uses during its 88-year history: concert hall, home of Carnival balls, basketball arena...