GOVERNMENT FINANCE

Voters approve renewal of library tax, but reject housing tax renewal

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters approved a ballot measure to fund the Public Library system on Saturday, but a second tax...

Despite recent hardships, New Orleans voters decide to scrap tax for housing programs

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters on Saturday narrowly rejected the renewal of a 0.91-mill property tax housing programs that had been...

New Orleans voters head to polls Saturday. Here’s what’s on the ballot.

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

New Orleans voters will head to the polls on Saturday with four City Council seats at stake along with...

Our Views: In Saturday’s election, The Times-Picayune makes these recommendations

By Staff Editorial

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 11, 2021

Public library millage renewal: Yes In 2020, voters soundly rejected a complicated property tax swap that would have cut...

Tax to fund New Orleans library on Saturday’s ballot; here’s what it would pay for

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 10, 2021

New Orleans voters will decide Saturday whether to renew a tax that largely funds the city’s public library system,...

High stakes in library and housing tax renewal votes on Saturday, proponents say

By Michael Isaac Stein

December 9, 2021

New Orleans residents will head to the polls on Saturday to decide whether to renew two existing property taxes...

Housing advocates, BGR spar over $4 million New Orleans property tax

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2021

New Orleans voters will decide Saturday whether to continue paying a $4 million property tax for housing assistance. The...

New Orleans voters to consider property taxes for libraries, housing

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

December 7, 2021

New Orleans voters will consider two property tax proposals Saturday, one dedicated to the city’s library system and the...

Newell: Watchdog group split on New Orleans’ library and housing tax propositions

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

November 29, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research has published its report on two tax propositions under consideration in the New Orleans...

Our Views: In New Orleans, vote “yes” to support libraries

By Staff Editorial

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 27, 2021

Last year, New Orleans voters soundly rejected a complicated property tax swap that would have cut deeply into the...