BGR Raises Policy Concerns About Excluding Hotel Rooms from New French Quarter Sales Tax
September 14, 2021In August, the New Orleans City Council excluded hotel room rentals from a new sales tax for enhanced public...
Quarter-cent sales tax for French Quarter on ballot again Saturday
By Kaitlin Rust
Source: FOX 8
April 22, 2021NEW 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, 2021NEW 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
April 22, 2021NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)– For our viewers heading to the polls this weekend, there’s a new report out that you should know...
BGR Issues Report on April 24 French Quarter Sales Tax Vote
April 21, 2021Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: French Quarter Sales Tax, April 24, 2021. The report...
Opinion: Newell: Cantrell admin hits French Quarter group with ridiculous attack
By Newell Normand
Source: WWL Radio
February 25, 2021Earlier this week, Mayor Cantrell’s Director of Strategic Initiatives Joshua Cox had a press conference wherein he accused the...
Fact Check: Cantrell Admin Spreads Inaccuracies about FQMD Statements Regarding Task Force Patrols
By Jenn Bentley
Source: Big Easy Magazine
February 22, 2021The battle over security patrols in the French Quarter continues, with Mayor Cantrell’s administration remaining at odds with the...
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...
French Quarter Sales Tax gets Sidney Torres endorsement
By Paul Murphy
December 3, 2020NEW ORLEANS — Saturday’s tax proposition in the French Quarter just picked up a heavyweight endorsement from one of...
BGR Releases Ballot Report on French Quarter Sales Tax Renewal Proposition
December 2, 2020Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: French Quarter Sales Tax Renewal, December 5, 2020....