Citizens in Orleans and Jefferson parishes who plan to vote in tomorrow’s election can inform their decisions with three BGR reports:
- On the Ballot: Housing Tax Exemptions in New Orleans, October 12, 2019 examines Constitutional Amendment No. 4, which would allow the City of New Orleans to exempt from taxation properties with up to 15 residential units located within Orleans Parish for the purpose of promoting and encouraging affordable housing. Read the full report or a two-page summary.
- Questions for a New Parish President provides Jefferson Parish voters with the responses of candidates for Jefferson Parish President to 16 questions developed from BGR’s body of research. They address Parish government issues such as the budget, contracting and infrastructure, as well as topics that affect citizens’ daily lives, including public transit, economic development and the quality of life in the parish. Access the report here.
- Questions for a New Parish Council presents the responses of candidates for Jefferson Parish Council Districts 1, 2 and 3 to the same set of questions. Access the report here.
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