Announcements

BGR Releases Report on Nov. 3 Jefferson Inspector General Property Tax Renewal

October 13, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Inspector General Tax Renewal, November 3,...

Register to Attend BGR’s Oct. 28 Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Mayor Cantrell

October 12, 2020

BGR will host its third Virtual Breakfast Briefing of 2020 on October 28, featuring Mayor LaToya Cantrell discussing New...

The Future of Policing in New Orleans: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing

September 30, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its second virtual Breakfast Briefing of 2020 – “A Conversation About...

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...

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...

BGR Announces 2020 Excellence in Government Honorees

August 5, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research announces the recipients of the BGR Excellence in Government Awards 2020 honoring extraordinary...

PolicyWatch Revisits Assessment Issues in New Orleans

July 9, 2020

Today, BGR published a new PolicyWatch newsletter, focusing on property assessment issues in New Orleans. Last year’s incomplete property reassessment...

How BGR’s Government Monitoring Work Supports Our Mission

June 22, 2020

By Stephen Stuart Vice President and Research Director It’s not nearly as visible to citizens as our research reports...

BGR Hosts Virtual Breakfast Briefing with John White, Former State Superintendent of Education

June 10, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its first virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring John White, former Louisiana Superintendent...

PolicyWatch: New Orleans Budget and Tax Updates

May 21, 2020

Today, BGR released the inaugural edition of PolicyWatch, a periodic newsletter that draws on BGR’s body of independent, nonpartisan...