Budget & Finance

Leading Louisiana into 2022: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Gov. John Bel Edwards

December 17, 2021

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards joined the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing to discuss...

BGR Participates in Webinar on Federal Pandemic Relief Funds for New Orleans

August 4, 2021

The City of New Orleans has received its first portion of federal pandemic relief funds through the American Rescue...

BGR to Participate in Webinar on Federal Pandemic Relief Funds

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

August 2, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans has received its first portion of federal pandemic relief funds through...

BGR: Governments Should Spend Federal Relief Funds Carefully

By Rich Collins

Source: Biz New Orleans

June 23, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research has released guidance for government entities planning how to spend federal...

BGR Seeks Strong Planning and Accountability for Federal Relief Funds to Address Pandemic’s Impacts

June 22, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research today releases Handle with Care: Public Planning and Accountability Must Guide Spending of Federal...

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng Discusses Pandemic, Future Priorities at Breakfast Briefing

December 15, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng....

BGR Supports Proposed Policy Changes to Improve NOLA Public Schools’ Finances

December 14, 2020

Today, BGR releases this BGR NOW supporting three policy changes up for consideration by the Orleans Parish School Board...

Mayor Cantrell Discusses City Government Priorities in BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing

October 28, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. She...

PolicyWatch: New Orleans Budget and Tax Updates

May 21, 2020

Today, BGR released the inaugural edition of PolicyWatch, a periodic newsletter that draws on BGR’s body of independent, nonpartisan...

Coronavirus response to leave ‘gigantic hole’ in New Orleans economy; Cantrell weighs layoffs

By Anthony McAuley

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

March 17, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak and the efforts to slow its spread are set to levy a massive toll on the...