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RSVP for Breakfast Briefing March 27, 2019

March 14, 2019

Join the Bureau of Governmental Research for a Breakfast Briefing with NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson on March 27 at...

City councilwoman wants to shift tourism funding to public transportation

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

February 6, 2019

New Orleans City Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer is calling for an end to a longtime arrangement that diverts about...

Gov. John Bel Edwards on State Priorities of Local Importance

November 13, 2018

Governor John Bel Edwards presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on State of Louisiana priorities of local importance. BGR...

Jefferson Parish tax renewals on the ballot, with new taxes proposed for local fire departments

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

October 24, 2018

Jefferson Parish voters will take up three parishwide tax renewals when they go to the polls Nov. 6, while...

BGR Releases November 6, 2018 Ballot Reports

October 24, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases reports to inform voters on proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 and...

Audubon’s tax strategy this time around: Share the money with other park and recreation agencies

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

October 5, 2018

Four years after New Orleans voters overwhelmingly rejected a 4.2-mill property tax for the Audubon Nature Institute that would...

NOPD faces ‘structural deficit’ from pay raises, overtime: Cantrell

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

June 15, 2018

To provide New Orleans police officers with a pay raise starting in 2018, former Mayor Mitch Landrieu tapped into an initial...

Love to Learn, Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger Jefferson Parish Public School System

May 31, 2018

Dr. Cade Brumley, the new superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System, addressed a BGR Breakfast Briefing on...

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...

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz gets BGR award for opioid program

By Robert Rhoden

Source: NOLA.com | 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...