BGR Wins National Research Awards, Welcomes New Board Member

August 23, 2022

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) recently received two research awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its...

New Orleans voters back early childhood education millage in single-issue vote

By Matt Sledge

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 30, 2022

Voters in New Orleans on Saturday approved a property tax measure aimed at creating 1,000 or more early childhood...

Jefferson Parish voters approve new property tax increase for Sheriff’s Office pay raises

By Michelle Hunter

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 30, 2022

Jefferson Parish residents voted Saturday to approve a 7-mill property tax increase that will generate an additional $28 million...

St. Tammany voters reject new sales tax for criminal prosecutions

By Sara Pagones

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 30, 2022

North shore District Attorney Warren Montgomery failed to get a new revenue stream to support his office Saturday, as...

On the New Orleans ballot: What to know about the early childhood education millage

By Carly Berlin

Source: WWNO

April 28, 2022

New Orleans voters will see just one item on Saturday’s ballot: a millage proposal to fund early childhood education....

Researchers back JPSO tax proposition

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

April 26, 2022

Rebecca Mowbray and Paul Rioux of the Bureau of Government Research joined Newell to discuss why the JPSO tax...

JPSO proposes tax increase to help with staffing issues

By Britney Dixon

Source: WGNO

April 23, 2022

On the ballot for the April 30 election is a tax proposal from Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. “We were...

BGR Analyzes Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax on the April 30 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 22, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report titled “On the Ballot:...

Jefferson Parish voters set to decide on millage increase to fund sheriff’s office hiring, raises

By David Jones

Source: FOX 8

April 21, 2022

When Jefferson Parish voters head to the ballot box on Saturday, April 30, they’ll decide on a potential millage...

7-mill tax pushed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto gets BGR backing. See what they said

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 21, 2022

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto’s proposed 7-mill property tax to fund employee raises has picked up the backing of...