BGR Wins National Research Awards, Welcomes New Board Member
August 23, 2022The Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) recently received two research awards from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its...
Jefferson Parish voters approve new property tax increase for Sheriff’s Office pay raises
By Michelle Hunter
April 30, 2022Jefferson Parish residents voted Saturday to approve a 7-mill property tax increase that will generate an additional $28 million...
JPSO proposes tax increase to help with staffing issues
By Britney Dixon
April 23, 2022On 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, 2022NEW ORLEANS — From the Bureau of Governmental Research: BGR has released a new report titled “On the Ballot:...
Jefferson Parish voters set to decide on millage increase to fund sheriff’s office hiring, raises
By David Jones
Source: FOX 8
April 21, 2022When 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
April 21, 2022Jefferson 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, 2022Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a new report, On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax,...
There are 4 constitutional amendments on Louisiana ballots Saturday. Here’s what they mean.
By Mark Ballard
Source: The Advocate
November 12, 2021After years of doing taxes the same way, Louisiana voters beginning Saturday are being asked to decide if the...
Gambit Editorial: Our endorsements for the March 20 special election
By Gambit Editorial
March 5, 2021On March 20, voters in Louisiana’s Second Congressional District will choose a successor to former U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond,...