Crescent City Connection lighting plans moving forward, but funding not yet in place

By Ben Myers

Source: The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

March 6, 2023

State officials are advancing new plans to light up the Crescent City Connection, the distinctive twin bridges connecting downtown...

Breakfast Briefing Explains How Jefferson is Preparing for Future Storms

September 15, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a Breakfast Briefing in Jefferson Parish about “Preparing Jefferson for Future...

Rough Patch: How long can you keep kicking the can down the road when the road’s falling apart?

By Kaylee Poche

Source: Gambit

May 9, 2022

Over on Webster Street, Ellis Arjmand can’t drive to his house without going the wrong way down the one-way...

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....