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Huddle up to Support BGR in New Orleans Saints 50/50 Raffle on Nov. 20

November 10, 2022

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has been selected by the New Orleans Saints as the featured nonprofit organization...

Longtime Donor Awards Challenge Grant to Expand Communications and Outreach

November 9, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces the public phase of a new fundraising campaign called the “BGR...

Should New Orleans City Council Confirm Department Heads? BGR Analyzes Nov. 8 Ballot Proposal

October 17, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: New Orleans Charter Amendment, November...

BGR Honors 2022 Excellence in Government Award Winners at Luncheon

October 6, 2022

Today, BGR honored the recipients of its 2022 Excellence in Government Awards at a luncheon ceremony at the Sheraton...

BGR 2022 Annual Luncheon to Feature PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff

September 28, 2022

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announced its 2022 Annual Luncheon speaker, Judy Woodruff, anchor...

BGR Announces 2022 Excellence in Government Award Winners

September 20, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research announces the recipients of its 2022 Excellence in Government Awards. This program honors...

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...

BGR Wins National Research Awards, Welcomes New Board Member

August 23, 2022

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) recently received two research awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its...

BGR Finds that Better Governance at the New Orleans Jail Can Support Reforms

August 4, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a report to assist local policymakers as they seek to end...

Submit Your Nominations by June 30 for BGR’s 2022 Excellence in Government Awards

June 27, 2022

BGR’s Excellence in Government Awards honor creative, dedicated local and state government employees and individual private citizens for their...