BGR in the News
BGR warns about politicizing Office of Inspector General as it weighs Ethics Review Board reforms
By Jessica Williams
December 21, 2020The 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
December 21, 2020The 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
December 18, 2020It’s been a busy week for the Orleans Parish School Board. During its last two meetings of the year,...
Viewpoint: New School Board members bring promise of systemic change
By Danae Columbus
Source: Uptown Messenger
December 14, 2020The four new members recently elected to the Orleans Parish School Board will shake up the system and chart...
Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.
By Stephanie Grace
December 9, 2020The 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, 2020Susie 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
December 5, 2020In 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
December 5, 2020New Orleans voters roundly defeated all three of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tax proposals just days after she had warned...