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Jefferson Finances: Council, Sheriff and District Attorney


This report is the fourth in BGR’s program of governmental oversight and monitoring of Jefferson Parish governments. This report provides updated budgetary information on the Parish Council, District Attorney and Sheriff.

Consolidating Multiple Police Forces in New Orleans


This report provides an analysis and recommendations on consolidation of the six major police forces operating in New Orleans. It recommends measures short of full-scale consolidation of all forces.

BGR Outlook on Jefferson Parish Government Finances


This is the first in a new series of reports highlighting the finances of Jefferson Parish local government. It provides an overview of parish general-purpose government revenues and expenditures over the past ten years and comparison of current-year…

BGR Examines Property Tax Exemptions in New Orleans


Property Taxes in New Orleans: Who Pays? Who Doesn’t? And Why? discusses the value and assessment of real estate exempt from property taxation in New Orleans. The report covers government, homestead, nonprofit and other exemptions.