Shaping the Future of NOPD: BGR Breakfast Briefing with Supt. Kirkpatrick

November 29, 2023

On December 13, BGR will host a Breakfast Briefing with Anne E. Kirkpatrick, new Superintendent of the New Orleans...

Budget Agreement between City and Sheriff Critical to Solving Jail’s Chronic Problems

September 26, 2023

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) published a report today calling on the City of New Orleans and the Orleans...

BGR Analyzes New Orleans Propositions on October 14 Ballot

September 21, 2023

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases three On the Ballot reports for the October 14 election. The...

BGR Research Honored by National Peers

August 14, 2023

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

Is There Concern Over The Cost Of A New Facility For A Jail?

By Tommy Tucker

Source: WWL Radio

July 13, 2023

Rebecca Mowbray and Paul Rioux join Tommy Tucker to talk about the cost and design of a new jail...

“Medieval at best” – multiple groups criticize proposed wing for NOLA prison

By Michael Perlstein

Source: WWL-TV

July 12, 2023

NEW ORLEANS — Following a series of stories by WWL-TV over the controversial design proposed for a new mental...

Design, cost concerns plague proposed Orleans Parish Jail facility

By Zach Labbé

Source: WGNO

July 12, 2023

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The Bureau of Governmental Research released a report supporting a review of the design and...

Good-government group backs review of costs, design of controversial Orleans jail wing

By Joseph Cranney

Source: The Times-Picayune |

July 12, 2023

A federal judge should order a fresh review of the proposed design and costs of the controversial expansion to...

BGR Supports Review of Jail Facility Design and Cost

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

July 11, 2023

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: On July 11, BGR published a report discussing concerns that...

Phase III Concerns of Sheriff and City Council Deserve Further Review

July 11, 2023

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) issued a report discussing concerns that the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office and...