Economic Development

BGR Examines Tax Increment Financing in New Orleans

Overview BGR studies the use of tax increment financing (TIF) in New Orleans. BGR reviews the use of TIF in general and in New Orleans in particular, and makes recommendations.

BGR Reviews New Orleans Industrial District Tax Renewal

Overview On February 2, 2002, the voters of New Orleans will consider a proposition to authorize the extension of the property tax millage for the New Orleans Business and Industrial District. The district has since been renamed the New...

BGR Examines Four Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Overview In this report, BGR reviews the four proposed changes in the state constitution that voters will decide on November 7, 2000. The amendments would: (1) authorize the state to establish a corporation to be the state’s principal economic...