Announcements

BGR Welcomes Six New Directors, Announces Officers for 2022

February 22, 2022

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

Great BGR Reports and Events Begin with Great Ideas

February 4, 2022

By Rebecca MowbrayPresident & CEOSamuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership Never underestimate the importance of a single idea. Each...

Bureau of Governmental Research Names Rebecca Mowbray as President and CEO

January 6, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces Rebecca Mowbray as its new President and CEO effective January 18....

Leading Louisiana into 2022: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Gov. John Bel Edwards

December 17, 2021

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards joined the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing to discuss...

BGR Issues New Report on New Orleans Library and Housing Tax Propositions

November 22, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report that analyzes proposed 20-year property taxes for public...

Inform Your Vote on the State Constitutional Amendments with BGR’s October 26 Virtual Breakfast Briefing

October 26, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring a panel discussion on Louisiana Constitutional...

New BGR Report Analyzes November 13 Sales Tax Proposition in St. Tammany

October 21, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, On the Ballot: St. Tammany Parish Sales Tax, November...

A Message about Our Year-End Leadership Transition and the Search for BGR’s Next President & CEO

October 6, 2021

Dear BGR Members and Supporters, Last week, I informed the BGR Board of Directors that I intend to step...

BGR Raises Policy Concerns About Excluding Hotel Rooms from New French Quarter Sales Tax

September 14, 2021

In August, the New Orleans City Council excluded hotel room rentals from a new sales tax for enhanced public...

Congressman Troy Carter Discusses Legislative Priorities at BGR Breakfast Briefing

August 18, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing with newly elected Louisiana Congressman Troy Carter. He...