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BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish Council Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 13, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish Council, the second in a two-part report series providing the views...

BGR Surveys Jefferson Parish President Candidates on Key Policy Issues

September 12, 2019

Today BGR releases Questions for a New Parish President, the first in a two-part series of reports providing the...

New Orleans lawmakers see tough fight ahead for infrastructure money

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 10, 2019

With the Louisiana Legislature convening in exactly one month, the first proposals focused on raising more money for New Orleans road...

Hotel taxes are at the center of Cantrell’s fight to provide more money for New Orleans infrastructure

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

February 24, 2019

This year agencies in New Orleans charged with overseeing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, running the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center...

BGR Wins National Awards for Research

August 14, 2018

The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) won two awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference...

VERIFY: How much does New Orleans really earn from traffic cameras?

By Meg Farris

Source: WWL-TV

October 12, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — The city’s traffic cameras became a hot-button issue after their numbers nearly doubled over the past...

Cantrell calls for $84 million a year in infrastructure spending, bringing S&WB into City Hall

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2017

In the midst of new concerns about the reliability of the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system and longstanding...

First projects in New Orleans’ multibillion-dollar street repair campaign behind schedule

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

June 26, 2017

New Orleans’ ambitious plan to pour billions of dollars into fixing its crumbling streets is already behind schedule before...

Traffic cam money pads the general fund

By Tommy Tucker

Source: WWL Radio

May 30, 2017

A new report from the Bureau of Government Research says New Orleans isn’t using ANY traffic camera money to...

A discussion of street maintenance and how to pay for it with Amy Glovinsky, President of BGR

By Janae Pierre

Source: WWNO

May 26, 2017

This week on All Things New Orleans, we chat with Stand with Dignity’s lead organizer, Toya Lewis, about a...