BGR in the News

Covington police chief honored

By The Advocate

Source: The Advocate

May 17, 2018

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz has been selected to receive the Bureau of Governmental Research’s Excellence in Government 2018...

BGR Honors Excellence In Government

By Biz New Orleans

Source: Biz New Orleans

May 11, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – On May 10, BGR presented its 2018 Excellence in Government Awards during a luncheon ceremony at the...

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz gets BGR award for opioid program

By Robert Rhoden

Source: | The Times-Picayune

May 11, 2018

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz has received the Excellence in Government 2018 Innovation Award from the Bureau of Governmental Research...

West bank voters approve new levee millage

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 28, 2018

Voters on the west bank of Jefferson Parish on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a new property tax that will fund...

Our Views: West Jefferson voters should approve property tax for flood protection

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

April 27, 2018

When it comes to taxes, essential services have to be paid for, and one of them in Louisiana more...

‘Yes’ on West Jefferson levee maintenance tax | Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: | The Times-Picayune

April 27, 2018

The Times-Picayune editorial board makes the following recommendation for Saturday’s (April 28) election. JEFFERSON PARISH WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT...

Bill to place a N.O. city councilperson on S&WB closer to final approval

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: FOX 8

April 18, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – A bill in the State Legislature to place a member of the New Orleans...

New Orleans should regulate, not run Sewerage & Water Board, watchdog group says

By Beau Evans

Source: | The Times-Picayune

April 10, 2018

Adding a New Orleans City Council member back to the Sewerage & Water Board could “create a false sense of security” along with...

A City Council member on New Orleans S&WB would give ‘false sense of security,’ group says

By The Advocate

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2018

The Bureau of Governmental Research has come out against a proposal to restore representation from the New Orleans City...

St. Tammany business groups endorse sales tax renewals for jail and courthouse

By Sara Pagones

Source: The Advocate

March 13, 2018

Three prominent business groups are backing a pair of proposed sales tax renewals for the St. Tammany Parish courthouse...