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City Council Members Should Regulate, Not Govern, the S&WB

OVERVIEW

BGR’s release addresses a bill that would, among other things, allow a member of the New Orleans City Council to sit on the Sewerage & Water Board. BGR opposes the change in board composition for the S&WB and urges…

On the Ballot: St. Tammany Parish Tax Renewals

OVERVIEW

BGR examines the March 24, 2018 propositions asking St. Tammany voters to decide whether to renew two separate parishwide sales taxes for the parish courthouse and the parish jail.

BGR Examines Proposed Jefferson School Tax

Overview

BGR examines the proposed 10-year millage to provide additional funding to increase the pay of Jefferson Parish School Board teachers and other employees.

BGR Examines New Orleans’ Savings Fund Charter Amendment

Overview

BGR examines the proposed amendment on the November 18, 2017, ballot to establish the Savings Fund of the City of New Orleans in the City’s home rule charter.

BGR Examines Proposed Orleans School Tax Renewals

Overview

BGR analyzes the proposed 10-year renewals of three existing property taxes for Orleans Parish public schools that voters will decide on October 14, 2017.

BGR Reviews Proposed Jefferson Transit Tax Renewals

Overview

BGR examines propositions on the October 14, 2017 ballot for 10-year renewal of two existing property taxes to operate and maintain Jefferson Parish’s public transportation system.