City accused of misleading the public in campaign for property tax proposal

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

November 23, 2020

In recent weeks, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has ramped up her campaign to convince voters to approve a...

How New Orleans could reconfigure taxes if plan is passed: See propositions, funding changes, more

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 21, 2020

New 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

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 20, 2020

Mayor 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, 2020

The 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

Source: WWL-TV

November 19, 2020

NEW 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, 2020

NEW 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, 2020

In a report released Monday, the Bureau of Governmental Research, a local nonpartisan think tank, came out against a...

BGR Releases Ballot Report on New Orleans Property Tax Propositions

November 16, 2020

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Property Tax Propositions, December 5, 2020. The...

New River Ridge-area fire millage, parishwide library tax renewal on Saturday ballot

By Chad Calder

Source: The Advocate

April 27, 2017

Voters throughout Jefferson Parish will be asked Saturday to renew the 6.5-mill property tax that funds the parish’s public...