Ethics

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish President Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 12, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish President, the first in a two-part series of reports providing the...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish Council Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 13, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish Council, the second in a two-part report series providing the views...

BGR Releases Report on Nov. 3 Jefferson Inspector General Property Tax Renewal

October 13, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Inspector General Tax Renewal, November 3,...

BGR throws support behind Jefferson Parish Inspector General millage renewal

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 13, 2020

The Jefferson Parish Inspector General’s property tax renewal, which is on the ballot Nov. 3, got the thumbs up...

BGR Endorses Renewal of JP Inspector General Tax

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

October 14, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – In a new report, the Bureau of Governmental Research – a nonprofit watchdog group – recommends...

Stephanie Grace: There’s more on ballot than presidential race. Study up if you’re voting early.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 17, 2020

Even as it’s grown in popularity, I’ve never felt compelled to participate in early voting. I enjoy the ritual...

BGR Seeks Improvements to New Orleans IG Selection Process, Oversight

December 21, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, entitled Revitalizing New Orleans’ Office of Inspector General Depends...

BGR opposes shorter wait time for some New Orleans inspector general candidates

By Greg LaRose

Source: WDSU

December 21, 2020

The New Orleans City Council will soon consider easing some of the restrictions for applicants interested in becoming the...

BGR warns about politicizing Office of Inspector General as it weighs Ethics Review Board reforms

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 21, 2020

The board that recently ousted New Orleans Inspector General Derry Harper wants to open his old job to a...