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BGR Recognizes Excellence in Government 2020 Honorees in WYES Broadcast

September 21, 2020

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) featured our Excellence in Government Awards 2020 honorees in a one-hour broadcast on...

BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky Discusses Tonight’s Excellence in Government Program

By “United Way and You” on WBOK 1230 AM

Source: WBOK 1230AM

September 18, 2020

Hear BGR President and CEO Amy Glovinsky discuss the BGR Excellence in Government 2020 Awards on United Way and...

Convention Center has spent nearly $50 million from reserves to keep operations going

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

September 17, 2020

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center has spent $49 million of its large cash reserves to cover...

Register for Sept. 30 BGR Breakfast Briefing on Future of Policing in New Orleans

September 3, 2020

The Bureau of Governmental Research will host this Virtual Breakfast Briefing on Zoom Webinar on September 30. Click “Register...

BGR Presents Virtual Briefing About Future of N.O. Policing

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

September 2, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research will present a virtual breakfast briefing about the future of New...

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for Aug. 30, 2020

By Staff

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2020

New Orleans area The Bureau of Governmental Research announced the recipients of its 2020 BGR Excellence in Government Awards  honoring extraordinary local...

People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

By CityBusiness Staff Report

Source: New Orleans CityBusiness

August 26, 2020

Education Discovery Schools CEO/Head of School Dr. Patty Glaser is the recipient of the Innovation Award in the Bureau...

Q&A with Lead Author of Our New Orleans Public School Funding Report

August 13, 2020

Questions abound from New Orleans public school parents, students, employees and education leaders as the new school year gets...

Discovery Schools CEO honored for innovation, and other metro-area school news

By NOLA.com Staff Report

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

August 12, 2020

DISCOVERY SCHOOLS: Patty Glaser, the CEO of Discovery Schools, has been honored with an Excellence in Government Innovation Award...

Newell: Does NOLA assessor rely on “sales chasing” to set property values?

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

August 12, 2020

The Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams is responsible for determining the value of your real estate, your home and...