BGR Opposes N.O. Property Tax Propositions on Dec. 5 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

November 16, 2020

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

Report: Bureau of Governmental Research opposes Cantrell-backed tax proposals on Dec. 5 ballot

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

November 16, 2020

In a report released Monday, the Bureau of Governmental Research, a local nonpartisan think tank, came out against a...

BGR Releases Ballot Report on New Orleans Property Tax Propositions

November 16, 2020

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Property Tax Propositions, December 5, 2020. The...

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...

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...

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,...