Announcements

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...

Think with Us about New BGR Research Topics

May 15, 2020

By Amy L. Glovinsky President & CEO Samuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR)...

BGR School Funding Guide Can Inform Sales Tax, Other Policy Discussions

May 7, 2020

One of the fiscal consequences of the public health emergency for New Orleans K-12 public education is plunging sales...

BGR: Pause Convention Hotel Deal to Assess Pandemic’s Impact and Reduce Public Costs

April 9, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research releases a report calling on the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center...

New Resource for Understanding Public Education Funding in New Orleans

March 18, 2020

Like the rest of the community, our attention is focused on the threats posed by COVID-19. At the same...

The Excellence Factor: Pushing for Better Government and Honoring Those Who Achieve It

February 13, 2020

By Amy L. Glovinsky President & CEO Samuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership At the Bureau of Governmental Research...

BGR Welcomes Four New Directors, Announces Officers for 2020

February 10, 2020

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