Announcements

GRA Honors BGR Policy Reports and Career Achievements of Retired CEO Janet Howard

August 3, 2021

The Governmental Research Association (GRA) honored the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) with two research awards at its virtual...

BGR Urges City of New Orleans to Reinstate Pension Reforms and Improve Weakening Pension System

June 30, 2021

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, A Retreat on Pension Reform: City of New...

BGR Seeks Strong Planning and Accountability for Federal Relief Funds to Address Pandemic’s Impacts

June 22, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research today releases Handle with Care: Public Planning and Accountability Must Guide Spending of Federal...

BGR Issues Report on April 24 French Quarter Sales Tax Vote

April 21, 2021

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: French Quarter Sales Tax, April 24, 2021. The report...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Important Issues Affecting the Parish at BGR Breakfast Briefing

March 24, 2021

Yesterday, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with “The Vision for St. Tammany...

BGR Issues Report on Jefferson Water and Sewer Tax Proposals

March 2, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Water and Sewer Taxes, March 20,...

BGR Welcomes Five New Directors, Announces Officers for 2021

February 23, 2021

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

Watch: BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon with Darren Walker

February 9, 2021

On February 9, 2021, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon on Zoom Webinar,...

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Speak at BGR’s 2021 Virtual Annual Luncheon

January 20, 2021

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) announces a special virtual presentation of its 2021 Annual Luncheon, which will...

BGR Seeks Improvements to New Orleans IG Selection Process, Oversight

December 21, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a new report, entitled Revitalizing New Orleans’ Office of Inspector General Depends...