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A Framework for Assessing New Orleans’ Proposed 2020 Budget

OVERVIEW

As the City Council reviews the proposed $722 million 2020 operating budget, BGR Now: A Framework for Assessing New Orleans’ Proposed 2020 Budget outlines key findings of BGR’s recent City budget study to help inform citizens and policymakers.

BGR’s…

BGR Studies New Orleans Bond and Tax Propositions for November 16

Overview

On the Ballot: New Orleans Bond and Tax Propositions, November 16, 2019 studies three propositions to let the City issue bonds for capital improvements, levy a new tax for maintenance, and levy a new tax on short-term rentals.

If…

BGR Analyzes Constitutional Amendment on Housing Tax Exemptions

Overview

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

Overview

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

Overview

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…