BGR in the News

Tourism Chief Says Convention Center Projects More Important Than Ever

By Rich Collins

Source: Biz New Orleans

October 9, 2020

Despite the Morial Convention Center’s pandemic-related money challenges, tourism chief Stephen Perry said during a Biz New Orleans podcast...

New Orleans Convention Center’s major $560M hotel project is in doubt; here’s why

By Anthony McAuley

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 8, 2020

The financial backer of the 1,200-room hotel at the upriver end of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has...

NOPD superintendent discusses future policing efforts in New Orleans

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

September 30, 2020

The New Orleans Police Department superintendent spoke on the future of policing in the city Wednesday morning. Superintendent Shaun...

BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky Discusses Tonight’s Excellence in Government Program

By “United Way and You” on WBOK 1230 AM

Source: WBOK 1230AM

September 18, 2020

Hear BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky discuss the BGR Excellence in Government 2020 Awards on United Way and...

Convention Center has spent nearly $50 million from reserves to keep operations going

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

September 17, 2020

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center has spent $49 million of its large cash reserves to cover...

BGR Presents Virtual Briefing About Future of N.O. Policing

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

September 2, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research will present a virtual breakfast briefing about the future of New...

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for Aug. 30, 2020

By Staff

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2020

New Orleans area The Bureau of Governmental Research announced the recipients of its 2020 BGR Excellence in Government Awards  honoring extraordinary local...

People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

By CityBusiness Staff Report

Source: New Orleans CityBusiness

August 26, 2020

Education Discovery Schools CEO/Head of School Dr. Patty Glaser is the recipient of the Innovation Award in the Bureau...

Discovery Schools CEO honored for innovation, and other metro-area school news

By Staff Report

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

August 12, 2020

DISCOVERY SCHOOLS: Patty Glaser, the CEO of Discovery Schools, has been honored with an Excellence in Government Innovation Award...

Newell: Does NOLA assessor rely on “sales chasing” to set property values?

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

August 12, 2020

The Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams is responsible for determining the value of your real estate, your home and...