Mayor Cantrell launches task force seeking portion of Convention Center surplus
By Rob Masson
Source: FOX 8
February 19, 2019NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Mayor LaToya Cantrell wants millions of dollars from the Convention Center and said the city...
Should New Orleans Receive Money In Hotel Taxes Collected?
By Newell Normand
Source: WWL Radio
February 18, 2019Amy Glovinsky and Paul Rioux of the Bureau of Governmental Research joined Newell to talk about the tourism dollar...
Death and Hotel Taxes: BGR releases new report on New Orleans hotel sales tax
By Jennifer Gibson Schecter
Source: Biz New Orleans
February 2019The old idiom that nothing is certain but death and taxes remains true, with the possible addition of Roger...
City councilwoman wants to shift tourism funding to public transportation
By Michael Isaac Stein
Source: The Lens
February 6, 2019New Orleans City Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer is calling for an end to a longtime arrangement that diverts about...
Research findings say hotel tax money could improve city services
By Josh Roberson
Source: FOX 8
February 5, 2019NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The City of New Orleans wants to spread the wealth from hotel tax funding. The Bureau...
Watchdog group: New Orleans should get more from hotel tax, scrutiny needed for Convention Center
By Tyler Bridges
Source: The Advocate
January 31, 2019The Bureau of Governmental Research has waded into the big-dollar tax dispute between Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the tourism...
Restoring 1 percent hotel sales tax for New Orleans infrastructure is a non-starter, tourism officials say
By Beau Evans
Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
January 30, 2019Restoring a 1 percent sales tax on New Orleans hotels would be a step too much for the city’s...
Diverse reaction to recommendations on New Orleans hotel tax
By Kevin McGill
Source: The Associated Press
January 30, 2019NEW ORLEANS The New Orleans government’s share of taxes from hotel rooms in the tourism-dependent city should increase by more...