Taxation (New Orleans)

Amid tax debate, Convention Center stresses need for renovations, new hotel

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 16, 2019

The Great Hall of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center was a bustle of activity the day...

Working groups zeroing in on cash to meet Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s demands for S&WB help

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

March 16, 2019

Two groups — one created by the mayor and the governor, the other consisting of tourism and business leaders working...

Our Views: Reject elderly services tax, this time, but get more detailed plan

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

March 16, 2019

The political appeal of a tax for services to the elderly is obvious. For one thing, members of the...

Early voting for March 30 election starts Saturday: New Orleans-area ballots

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 15, 2019

There are relatively few items on ballots in the New Orleans area for the March 30 election, as statewide...

Clancy DuBos: Cantrell’s first electoral battle lines

By Clancy DuBos

Source: Gambit

March 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS MAYOR LATOYA CANTRELL HAS DRAWN HER FIRST ELECTORAL BATTLE LINES since taking office last year. She opposes a...

Bureau of Governmental Research urges voters to reject tax to fund elderly services

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

March 12, 2019

The Bureau of Governmental Research is urging New Orleans voters to reject a proposed property tax hike to fund...

Tax for New Orleans elderly services should be rejected, BGR says

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 12, 2019

New Orleans voters should reject a new tax later this month dedicated to senior services because it gives city...

BGR comes out against proposed city elderly services tax

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

March 12, 2019

A new report by the Bureau of Governmental Research urges New Orleans residents to vote against a new property tax that...

BGR Examines Elderly Services Tax Proposal

March 12, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Elderly Services Tax Proposal, March 30, 2019. The report analyzes a...

Activists turn up the heat in New Orleans

By C.C. Campbell-Rock

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

March 11, 2019

Community activism is alive and well in New Orleans at the grassroot level. One group, The New Orleans Peoples’...