Taxation (New Orleans)

BGR Issues Report on April 24 French Quarter Sales Tax Vote

April 21, 2021

Today 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, 2021

Earlier 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, 2021

The battle over security patrols in the French Quarter continues, with Mayor Cantrell’s administration remaining at odds with the...

Council defers library board appointment after public pushback

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

January 21, 2021

A New Orleans City Council committee was set to consider Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s most recent nominee for the New...

N.O. Library Director spread ‘misinformation … and lies,’ board secretary says

By David Hammer

Source: WWL-TV

NEW ORLEANS — A member of the New Orleans Public Library Board of Directors blasted the city’s library director...

Gambit Commentary: A note to our readers

By Gambit

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

We find ourselves in the uncomfortable, but necessarily so, position of having to start this week’s Commentary with an...

Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

The voters in Orleans Parish spoke quite clearly Saturday when they rejected three millage proposals that Mayor LaToya Cantrell...

New Orleans voters reject Cantrell’s tax proposals

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

December 5, 2020

In 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

Source: WWL-TV

December 5, 2020

New 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, 2020

New Orleans voters on Saturday rejected a package of ballot propositions put forward by Mayor LaToya Cantrell that would...