Taxation (New Orleans)

New Orleans lawmakers see tough fight ahead for infrastructure money

By Beau Evans

Source: | 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...

Cantrell pressing governor to use convention center funds for New Orleans infrastructure

By Beau Evans and Julia O'Donoghue

Source: | The Times-Picayune

February 22, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has signaled she wants $75 million for city infrastructure repairs straight from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s...

Mayor Cantrell launches task force seeking portion of Convention Center surplus

By Rob Masson

Source: FOX 8

February 19, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Mayor LaToya Cantrell wants millions of dollars from the Convention Center and said the city...

Nonprofit finds ‘lost penny’ in hotel taxes

By William Wann

Source: The Maroon

February 19, 2019

What was originally meant to be a temporary move to ease the construction of the Superdome may still be...

Should New Orleans Receive Money In Hotel Taxes Collected?

By Newell Normand

Source: WWL Radio

February 18, 2019

Amy Glovinsky and Paul Rioux of the Bureau of Governmental Research joined Newell to talk about the tourism dollar...

Death and Hotel Taxes: BGR releases new report on New Orleans hotel sales tax

By Jennifer Gibson Schecter

Source: Biz New Orleans

February 2019

The old idiom that nothing is certain but death and taxes remains true, with the possible addition of Roger...

Cantrell plan to aid New Orleans S&WB? $75M upfront, $40M in revenue from sports, tourism

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

February 14, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Thursday gave the clearest outline yet of her vision for plugging budget holes at the...

City councilwoman wants to shift tourism funding to public transportation

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

February 6, 2019

New Orleans City Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer is calling for an end to a longtime arrangement that diverts about...

Research findings say hotel tax money could improve city services

By Josh Roberson

Source: FOX 8

February 5, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The City of New Orleans wants to spread the wealth from hotel tax funding. The Bureau...