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BGR Analyzes Constitutional Amendment on Housing Tax Exemptions

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On the Ballot: Housing Tax Exemptions in New Orleans, October 12, 2019 reviews 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…

2019 Jefferson Parish Council Candidate Q&A

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Questions for a New Parish Council is the second in a two-part 2019 Candidate Q&A Election Series providing the views of candidates for Jefferson Parish government on important public policy issues, such as tax dedications and contracting.

Questions for…

2019 Jefferson Parish President Candidate Q&A

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Questions for a New Parish President is the first in a two-part 2019 Candidate Q&A Election Series providing the views of candidates for Jefferson Parish president on important public policy issues affecting Parish government.

Questions for a New Parish…

Breaking Down $1.25 Billion in Orleans Parish Tax Revenue

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The $1 Billion Question Revisited: Updating BGR’s 2015 Analysis of Orleans Parish Tax Revenues breaks down 2019 projected local tax revenue by recipient and by purpose to help assess current funding priorities and identify…

BGR Examines Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal

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The report analyzes a May 4, 2019 tax proposition in Jefferson Parish for a new 7.9-mill tax to fund pay raises for teachers and other school employees.

The new tax would run for 10 years, beginning in 2019. It is…