BGR in the News
How New Orleans could reconfigure taxes if plan is passed: See propositions, funding changes, more
By Jeff Adelson
November 21, 2020New Orleans voters will be asked to reconfigure five soon-to-expire taxes into four new ones on the Dec. 5...
Our Views: Vote no on New Orleans millages, city can come up with a better plan
By Staff Editorial
November 20, 2020Mayor LaToya Cantrell is asking New Orleans voters to approve three interrelated millages on Dec. 5 that wouldn’t increase...
Viewpoint: Protect our libraries by defeating Proposition 2
By Danae Columbus
Source: Uptown Messenger
November 19, 2020The diverse group of parents, librarians and concerned citizens that make up the Save Our Libraries coalition got a...
Early voting begins Friday for Dec. 5 runoff elections
By Dominic Massa
November 19, 2020NEW ORLEANS — Early voting begins Friday across Louisiana for the Dec. 5 election, which includes the runoff for...
BGR Opposes N.O. Property Tax Propositions on Dec. 5 Ballot
By Biz New Orleans Staff
Source: Biz New Orleans
November 16, 2020NEW ORLEANS – In a new report, the Bureau of Governmental Research – a private, nonprofit government watchdog –...
Report: Bureau of Governmental Research opposes Cantrell-backed tax proposals on Dec. 5 ballot
By Michael Isaac Stein
Source: The Lens
November 16, 2020In a report released Monday, the Bureau of Governmental Research, a local nonpartisan think tank, came out against a...
Property taxes for New Orleans homes have surged; now businesses could get a huge tax cut
By Anthony McAuley
October 23, 2020Over the past two years, thousands of homeowners across New Orleans have opened unwelcome letters from the Orleans Parish...
Stephanie Grace: There’s more on ballot than presidential race. Study up if you’re voting early.
By Stephanie Grace
October 17, 2020Even as it’s grown in popularity, I’ve never felt compelled to participate in early voting. I enjoy the ritual...
BGR throws support behind Jefferson Parish Inspector General millage renewal
By Faimon A. Roberts III
October 13, 2020The Jefferson Parish Inspector General’s property tax renewal, which is on the ballot Nov. 3, got the thumbs up...