News and Events

BGR Names Emily Remington its First Director of Development

March 24, 2023

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research announces that it has hired Emily Remington to the position of Director of...

Supt. Avis Williams Presents Outlook for NOLA Public Schools at BGR Briefing

March 22, 2023

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research hosted a Breakfast Briefing with Dr. Avis Williams, Superintendent of NOLA Public Schools....

Bureau of Governmental Research adds board members

By Staff Report

Source: The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

March 12, 2023

The Bureau of Governmental Research has appointed eight new members to its board of directors. The new members, who...

Gain Public Policy Experience and Help Improve Local Government through BGR Internships

March 8, 2023

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) invites graduate or undergraduate students interested in public policy to consider our internship...

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...

BGR Welcomes 8 New Directors, Announces Officers for 2023

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 03, 2023

NEW ORLEANS — The Bureau of Governmental Research has announced the appointment of eight new members to its board...

BGR Welcomes Eight New Directors, Announces Officers for 2023

February 28, 2023

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) today announced the appointment of eight new members to its board of directors...

Government watchdog group says Orleans Registrar of Voters’ office needs to be more transparent

By David Jones

Source: FOX 8

February 27, 2023

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – As the leaders of the effort to recall New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell go head-to-head...

What is the American Rescue Plan Act money for New Orleans East being used for?

By Devin Bartolotta

Source: WWL-TV

January 23, 2023

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans East is getting some much-needed funding for some big projects. Councilman Oliver Thomas announced...

ZURIK: Ousted contractor says Cantrell administration orchestrated trash crisis

By Lee Zurik and Dannah Sauer

Source: FOX 8

January 17, 2023

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – As residents complained about garbage left to rot on the streets for weeks, the company...