News and Events
Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng Discusses Pandemic, Future Priorities at Breakfast Briefing
December 15, 2020Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng....
BGR Supports Proposed Policy Changes to Improve NOLA Public Schools’ Finances
December 14, 2020Today, BGR releases this BGR NOW supporting three policy changes up for consideration by the Orleans Parish School Board...
Viewpoint: New School Board members bring promise of systemic change
By Danae Columbus
Source: Uptown Messenger
December 14, 2020The four new members recently elected to the Orleans Parish School Board will shake up the system and chart...
Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.
By Stephanie Grace
December 9, 2020The voters in Orleans Parish spoke quite clearly Saturday when they rejected three millage proposals that Mayor LaToya Cantrell...
BGR Discusses Orleans Parish Public School Funding on “Talking NOLA Schools”
By Patrick Dobard
Source: WBOK 1230 AM
December 7, 2020Susie Dudis, BGR Research Analyst and author of our Learning Curve report, today joined New Schools for New Orleans...
New Orleans voters reject Cantrell’s tax proposals
By WDSU Digital Team
December 5, 2020In Orleans Parish, multiple property tax measures were on the Dec. 5 ballot. New Orleans overwhelmingly rejected Mayor LaToya...
Orleans millage proposals beaten badly despite Cantrell threatening layoffs
By WWL Staff
December 5, 2020New Orleans voters roundly defeated all three of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tax proposals just days after she had warned...
Voters shoot down all three Cantrell-backed tax proposals
By Michael Isaac Stein
Source: The Lens
December 5, 2020New Orleans voters on Saturday rejected a package of ballot propositions put forward by Mayor LaToya Cantrell that would...
New Orleans to vote on three propositions Saturday
By Morgan Lentes
December 4, 2020NEW ORLEANS — City leaders in New Orleans are calling on residents to approve three propositions on Saturday, which...