BGR report weighs in on proposed tax to give Jefferson Parish teachers pay raises

By Nicole Mumphrey

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In a new report released Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Governmental Research weighs in on...

Bureau of Governmental Research endorses May 4 tax proposals in Orleans, Jefferson parishes

By Faimon A. Roberts III and Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

A nonpartisan research group is urging New Orleans and Jefferson Parish voters to support two tax measures that will...

JP Chamber, BGR come out in support of new tax for teacher pay raises

By Rob Masson

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In less than a month, Jefferson Parish voters will be asked to approve a property...

Voters to decide Jefferson Parish teacher pay raise on May 4

By Jennifer Crockett

Source: WDSU

April 9, 2019

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. —Voters in Jefferson Parish will soon decide if they want to pay more in property taxes...

Commentary: Here are our recommendations on Parks & Rec, JP millage propositions

By Gambit Commentary

Source: Gambit

April 17, 2019


Our Views: Voters should back new Jefferson Parish teacher pay plan — a vital step forward

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

April 18, 2019

Maybe it’s poor timing, but the leadership of Jefferson Parish has an important tax proposal for teacher pay on...

Tax for teacher raises addresses Jefferson Parish’s ‘Achilles heel’

By Drew Broach

Source: | The Times-Picayune

April 26, 2019

Lyndsey Jackson teaches deaf children ages 3 to 5 how to communicate, to treat one another with respect and...

Recommendations for May 4 election

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

April 30, 2019

Some very critical tax measures go before the voters on Saturday. Teacher pay raises and commitments to public greenspace...

New Orleans area voters to decide on tax issues in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany on Saturday

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

Voters in much of the New Orleans area will head to the polls Saturday to consider mainly requests involving...

Our Views: Vote to back teacher pay plan for better Jefferson schools

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

With broad backing of the parish’s leadership, including the business community and teachers unions at one time at odds,...