Announcements

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...

Nominate Public Employees and Citizens for BGR’s Excellence in Government Awards

May 16, 2022

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Excellence in Government Awards. Since 1994,...

BGR Convenes Speaker Series on Public Safety

May 12, 2022

As residents throughout the New Orleans area have expressed concern about crime, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented...

A View from the Top: Insights on Law Enforcement in Orleans and Jefferson

May 12, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented its first in-person Breakfast Briefing in more than two years. The...

Beyond Law Enforcement: Exploring Community-Based Strategies to Make New Orleans Safer

April 22, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented the second session of its special Breakfast Briefing series on public...

BGR Issues Analysis of Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Tax Proposition

April 21, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax,...

BGR Report Reviews Early Childhood Education Tax Proposal in New Orleans

April 11, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: Early Childhood Education Property Tax,...

Lessons from the Data: Current Public Safety Trends and Factors that Influence Them

April 8, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its special Breakfast Briefing Series on Public Safety. Session 1 of...

BGR Analyzes District Attorney Sales Tax in St. Tammany on the April 30 Ballot

April 7, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: District Attorney Sales Tax, St....