BGR in the News

‘I love this city,’ says Poco Sloss, Times-Picayune Loving Cup recipient

By John Pope

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

May 27, 2021

Surrounded by friends who crowded the courtyard of the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Poco Sloss on Thursday was presented The...

Quarter-cent sales tax for French Quarter on ballot again Saturday

By Kaitlin Rust

Source: FOX 8

April 22, 2021

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In order to fund the “Blue Light Patrols” in the Quarter, the reinstatement of the...

BGR Opposes French Quarter Sales Tax Proposition on April 24 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 22, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research is weighing in against a proposition for a 0.245% sales tax...

Against the French Quarter Sales Tax: Why the Bureau of Governmental Research is advising voters to vote ‘no.’

By Peyton LoCicero

Source: WGNO

April 22, 2021

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)– For our viewers heading to the polls this weekend, there’s a new report out that you should know...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Hot Topics at BGR Breakfast

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 25, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – On March 23, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with...

People this Week: New hires, promotions, awards

By CityBusiness Staff Report

Source: New Orleans CityBusiness

March 9, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research has appointed five new members to its board of directors and announced the election...

BGR Hosts March 23 Breakfast Briefing with St. Tammany Parish Leaders

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 9, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research will host a virtual breakfast briefing titled “The Vision for St. Tammany Parish:...

New Orleans, Baton Rouge area People in Business for March 7, 2021

By Staff

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

March 7, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research has appointed to its board of directors for three-year terms Thomas A. LaVeist, dean...

Gambit Editorial: Our endorsements for the March 20 special election

By Gambit Editorial

Source: Gambit

March 5, 2021

On March 20, voters in Louisiana’s Second Congressional District will choose a successor to former U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond,...

Newell: BGR supports new sewer and water taxes for Jefferson Parish

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

March 2, 2021

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) has a new report out about water and sewer tax propositions in Jefferson...