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On the New Orleans ballot: What to know about the early childhood education millage

By Carly Berlin

Source: WWNO

April 28, 2022

New Orleans voters will see just one item on Saturday’s ballot: a millage proposal to fund early childhood education....

Researchers back JPSO tax proposition

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

April 26, 2022

Rebecca Mowbray and Paul Rioux of the Bureau of Government Research joined Newell to discuss why the JPSO tax...

JPSO proposes tax increase to help with staffing issues

By Britney Dixon

Source: WGNO

April 23, 2022

On the ballot for the April 30 election is a tax proposal from Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. “We were...

BGR Analyzes Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax on the April 30 Ballot

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 22, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report titled “On the Ballot:...

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 Hosts Virtual Discussion on Public Safety

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

April 21, 2022

NEW ORLEANS — On Friday, April 22, the Bureau of Governmental Research will host a virtual “breakfast briefing” on...

Jefferson Parish voters set to decide on millage increase to fund sheriff’s office hiring, raises

By David Jones

Source: FOX 8

April 21, 2022

When Jefferson Parish voters head to the ballot box on Saturday, April 30, they’ll decide on a potential millage...

7-mill tax pushed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto gets BGR backing. See what they said

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 21, 2022

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto’s proposed 7-mill property tax to fund employee raises has picked up the backing of...

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,...

New Orleans voters have option to create 1,000 early childhood slots with April 30 millage

By Matt Sledge

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

April 16, 2022

New Orleans voters are being asked this month to approve a property tax to create 1,000 or more early...