GOVERNMENT FINANCE

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Important Issues Affecting the Parish at BGR Breakfast Briefing

March 24, 2021

Yesterday, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with “The Vision for St. Tammany...

Gambit Editorial: Our endorsements for the March 20 special election

By Gambit

Source: Gambit

March 5, 2021

On March 20, voters in Louisiana’s Second Congressional District will choose a successor to former U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond,...

Newell: BGR supports new sewer and water taxes for Jefferson Parish

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

March 2, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has a new report out about water and sewer tax propositions in Jefferson...

On the Ballot: Tax Propositions for Water and Sewer Systems in Jefferson Parish

By Fox 8 Staff

Source: Fox 8

March 2, 2021

JEFFERSON PARISH (WVUE) –The Bureau of Governmental Research Tuesday released a report highlighting two Jefferson Parish tax proposals related...

BGR Supports Jefferson Parish Tax Propositions on March 20 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 2, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research has released a new report expressing support for two Jefferson Parish...

Bureau of Governmental Research backs Jefferson Parish water and sewer tax proposals

By Kaylee Poche

Source: Gambit

March 2, 2021

The independent nonprofit group Bureau of Governmental Research is backing two Jefferson Parish tax proposals, one for its water...

BGR Issues Report on Jefferson Water and Sewer Tax Proposals

March 2, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Water and Sewer Taxes, March 20,...

Opinion: Newell: Cantrell admin hits French Quarter group with ridiculous attack

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

February 25, 2021

Earlier this week, Mayor Cantrell’s Director of Strategic Initiatives Joshua Cox had a press conference wherein he accused the...

Fact Check: Cantrell Admin Spreads Inaccuracies about FQMD Statements Regarding Task Force Patrols

By Jenn Bentley

Source: Big Easy Magazine

February 22, 2021

The battle over security patrols in the French Quarter continues, with Mayor Cantrell’s administration remaining at odds with the...

Council defers library board appointment after public pushback

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

January 21, 2021

A New Orleans City Council committee was set to consider Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s most recent nominee for the New...