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...

City accused of misleading the public in campaign for property tax proposal

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

November 23, 2020

In recent weeks, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has ramped up her campaign to convince voters to approve a...

Inform Your Vote in the Nov. 16 Election with BGR’s Reports

November 15, 2019

Citizens in New Orleans who plan to vote in Saturday’s election can inform their decisions with BGR’s report, On...

Infrastructure funding on the line in three New Orleans ballot measures

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

November 14, 2019

Since taking office in May 2018, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has searched far and wide for more money...

(Opinion) The 8% Gorilla That Nobody Is Talking About

By Danil Faust

Source: Big Easy Magazine

November 12, 2019

The topic of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans is a contentious one. In the past two...

Cantrell doubles down, responds to criticism against bond and tax propositions

By Amanda Roberts

Source: Fox 8

November 11, 2019

November 16th, New Orleans residents will vote on three different propositions, all that would allow the city to use...

BGR Endorses Ballot Propositions That Could Generate Millions For Infrastructure

By Travis Lux

Source: WWNO

October 30, 2019

In a report released Tuesday, the non-partisan Bureau for Governmental Research (BGR) has endorsed three ballot propositions that would...

Infrastructure, bond issues dominate discussion on second day of New Orleans City Council budget hearings

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 29, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s top public works aides offered a roadmap Tuesday for the hundreds of millions of dollars they...

BGR weighs in on 3 Orleans Parish tax proposals

By Rob Masson

Source: Fox 8

October 29, 2019

In 2-1/2 weeks New Orleans voters will be asked to consider three new tax measures that city officials say,...

BGR backs New Orleans ballot initiatives aimed at raising funds for infrastructure

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

October 29, 2019

The Bureau of Governmental Research is backing three ballot initiatives aimed at increasing city funding for infrastructure that Mayor...