News and Events

Inform Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Election with BGR’s Reports

October 11, 2019

Citizens in Orleans and Jefferson parishes who plan to vote in tomorrow’s election can inform their decisions with three...

Don’t Miss Our Upcoming BGR Social for Young Professionals on October 23

October 8, 2019

Click invitation to RSVP to bgrevents@bgr.org. See photos of last year’s event.

BGR Seeks Applicants for New Communications Position

October 7, 2019

BGR is seeking qualified applicants for a new Communications Specialist position to help us expand the reach of our...

BGR Analyzes Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities

October 3, 2019

Today, BGR releases A Look Back to Plan Ahead: Analyzing Past New Orleans Budgets to Guide Funding Priorities. The report...

BGR Issues Ballot Report on Constitutional Amendment No. 4

September 27, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: Housing Tax Exemptions in New Orleans, October 12, 2019. The report analyzes Constitutional Amendment...

BGR to Present A Conversation with Michael Lewis at its 2019 Annual Luncheon

September 18, 2019

Don’t miss this year’s Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) Annual Luncheon featuring bestselling author Michael Lewis. The luncheon will...

Supt. Trey Folse Discusses St. Tammany Schools at BGR Breakfast Briefing

September 17, 2019

Today, Trey Folse, superintendent of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing entitled...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish Council Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 13, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish Council, the second in a two-part report series providing the views...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish President Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 12, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish President, the first in a two-part series of reports providing the...

City leaders to scrutinize property tax breaks for nonprofits

By Sabrina Wilson

Source: Fox 8

August 29, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – As large numbers of homeowners are outraged over higher property assessments, members of the...