Budget & Finance

BGR Wins National Honors for Research

July 28, 2016

BGR won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Tuesday,...

Our Views: There will be other ‘rainy days’ in New Orleans; vote yes for proposed emergency fund

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

November 2, 2017

When Mayor Mitch Landrieu and a new City Council took office in May 2010, New Orleans was broke. The...

Rainy day fund is vital to New Orleans’ financial future, mayor says

By Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Source: Letters to the Editor, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 17, 2017

In 7 1/2 years, together with the City Council and the people of New Orleans, we have righted the...

New Orleans voters approve ‘rainy day’ emergency fund

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 18, 2017

New Orleans voters have agreed to create a safety net for the city’s finances, establishing a “rainy day” fund with...

Our Views: Orleans’ proposed rainy-day fund could provide parish the financial base needed

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

November 18, 2017

There are several issues and races on the ballot throughout south Louisiana for today’s election, including a statewide contest...

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 Analyzes Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities

October 3, 2019

Today, BGR releases A Look Back to Plan Ahead: Analyzing Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities. The report...

Inform Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Election with BGR’s Reports

October 11, 2019

Citizens in Orleans and Jefferson parishes who plan to vote in tomorrow’s election can inform their decisions with three...

BGR Examines New Orleans’ Bond and Tax Propositions on the November 16 Ballot

October 29, 2019

Today BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Bond and Tax Propositions, November 16, 2019. The report analyzes three...