BGR in the News

BGR warns about politicizing Office of Inspector General as it weighs Ethics Review Board reforms

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 21, 2020

The board that recently ousted New Orleans Inspector General Derry Harper wants to open his old job to a...

BGR opposes shorter wait time for some New Orleans inspector general candidates

By Greg LaRose

Source: WDSU

December 21, 2020

The New Orleans City Council will soon consider easing some of the restrictions for applicants interested in becoming the...

So Much Happened In This Week’s School Board Meetings. Let Us Catch You Up.

By Aubri Juhasz

Source: WWNO

December 18, 2020

It’s been a busy week for the Orleans Parish School Board. During its last two meetings of the year,...

BGR Supports 3 Proposed School Board Policies

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

December 16, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research said it supports three policy changes being considered by the Orleans...

Viewpoint: New School Board members bring promise of systemic change

By Danae Columbus

Source: Uptown Messenger

December 14, 2020

The four new members recently elected to the Orleans Parish School Board will shake up the system and chart...

Gambit Commentary: A note to our readers

By Gambit

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

We find ourselves in the uncomfortable, but necessarily so, position of having to start this week’s Commentary with an...

Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

The voters in Orleans Parish spoke quite clearly Saturday when they rejected three millage proposals that Mayor LaToya Cantrell...

BGR Discusses Orleans Parish Public School Funding on “Talking NOLA Schools”

By Patrick Dobard

Source: WBOK 1230 AM

December 7, 2020

Susie Dudis, BGR Research Analyst  and author of our Learning Curve report, today joined New Schools for New Orleans...

New Orleans voters reject Cantrell’s tax proposals

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

December 5, 2020

In Orleans Parish, multiple property tax measures were on the Dec. 5 ballot. New Orleans overwhelmingly rejected Mayor LaToya...

Orleans millage proposals beaten badly despite Cantrell threatening layoffs

By WWL Staff

Source: WWL-TV

December 5, 2020

New Orleans voters roundly defeated all three of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tax proposals just days after she had warned...