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Recommendations for May 4 election

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

April 30, 2019

Some very critical tax measures go before the voters on Saturday. Teacher pay raises and commitments to public greenspace...

Tax for teacher raises addresses Jefferson Parish’s ‘Achilles heel’

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 26, 2019

Lyndsey Jackson teaches deaf children ages 3 to 5 how to communicate, to treat one another with respect and...

Our Views: Voters should back new Jefferson Parish teacher pay plan — a vital step forward

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

April 18, 2019

Maybe it’s poor timing, but the leadership of Jefferson Parish has an important tax proposal for teacher pay on...

Commentary: Here are our recommendations on Parks & Rec, JP millage propositions

By Gambit Commentary

Source: Gambit

April 17, 2019

VOTERS IN NEW ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISH WILL GO TO THE POLLS ON MAY 4 — during Jazz Fest —...

Voters to decide Jefferson Parish teacher pay raise on May 4

By Jennifer Crockett

Source: WDSU

April 9, 2019

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. —Voters in Jefferson Parish will soon decide if they want to pay more in property taxes...

JP Chamber, BGR come out in support of new tax for teacher pay raises

By Rob Masson

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In less than a month, Jefferson Parish voters will be asked to approve a property...

Bureau of Governmental Research endorses May 4 tax proposals in Orleans, Jefferson parishes

By Faimon A. Roberts III and Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

A nonpartisan research group is urging New Orleans and Jefferson Parish voters to support two tax measures that will...

BGR report weighs in on proposed tax to give Jefferson Parish teachers pay raises

By Nicole Mumphrey

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In a new report released Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Governmental Research weighs in on...

Jefferson school system’s $29 million tax hike endorsed by Bureau of Governmental Research

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2019

The Jefferson Parish public school system’s $28.8 million tax increase was endorsed Tuesday (April 9) by the independent Bureau of Governmental...

Jefferson school tax proposal gets endorsement from Bureau of Governmental Research

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

Jefferson Parish’s proposed 7.9-mill public schools tax landed a significant endorsement Tuesday, when the Bureau of Governmental Research backed...