Coastal Restoration

BGR to Legislature: Protect Coastal Funding

Overview In Safeguard Coastal Funds, Safeguard Louisiana’s Future, BGR comments on bills filed in the 2016 legislative session that could reduce or loosen constitutional protections on coastal restoration funding.

Keep Coastal Money Focused on the Coast

Overview In Keep Coastal Money Focused on the Coast: Our Future Depends on It, BGR opposes a proposal to divert coastal restoration funding to the Louisiana Highway 1 Bridge project.

BGR Examines Constitutional Amendments on the Ballot

Overview On September 30, Louisiana voters were asked to approve 13 constitutional amendments. This report focuses on those that are amendments relevant to Greater New Orleans in four arenas: coastal restoration and flood/hurricane protection, expropriation, the homestead exemption, and...

State, Local Issues on the October 4, 2003 Ballot

Overview Among the propositions on the ballot for October 4, 2003, are three constitutional amendments relating to coastal restoration, and another providing for the possible state takeover of failing public schools, many of which are in Orleans Parish. BGR...