Taxation (Jefferson)

Gambit Editorial: Our endorsements for the March 20 special election

By Gambit Editorial

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,...

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....

Stephanie Grace: There’s more on ballot than presidential race. Study up if you’re voting early.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 17, 2020

Even as it’s grown in popularity, I’ve never felt compelled to participate in early voting. I enjoy the ritual...

BGR Endorses Renewal of JP Inspector General Tax

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

October 14, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – In a new report, the Bureau of Governmental Research – a nonprofit watchdog group – recommends...

BGR throws support behind Jefferson Parish Inspector General millage renewal

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 13, 2020

The Jefferson Parish Inspector General’s property tax renewal, which is on the ballot Nov. 3, got the thumbs up...