BGR Convenes Speaker Series on Public Safety

As residents throughout the New Orleans area have expressed concern about crime, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented...

A View from the Top: Insights on Law Enforcement in Orleans and Jefferson

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented its first in-person Breakfast Briefing in more than two years. The...

Beyond Law Enforcement: Exploring Community-Based Strategies to Make New Orleans Safer

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented the second session of its special Breakfast Briefing series on public...

Lessons from the Data: Current Public Safety Trends and Factors that Influence Them

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its special Breakfast Briefing Series on Public Safety. Session 1 of...

Great BGR Reports and Events Begin with Great Ideas

By Rebecca MowbrayPresident & CEOSamuel Zemurray Chair in Research Leadership Never underestimate the importance of a single idea. Each...

Leading Louisiana into 2022: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Gov. John Bel Edwards

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards joined the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing to discuss...

BGR’s Dec. 17 Virtual ‘Breakfast Briefing’ to Feature Gov. Edwards

The Bureau of Governmental Research presents a free virtual “breakfast briefing” featuring Gov. John Bel Edwards at 8 a.m....

There are 4 constitutional amendments on Louisiana ballots Saturday. Here’s what they mean.

After years of doing taxes the same way, Louisiana voters beginning Saturday are being asked to decide if the...

La. voters to vote on four proposed constitutional amendments on Nov. 13

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – As early voting begins on Saturday voters across Louisiana will cast ballots on four proposed...

Viewpoint: ‘We are one Louisiana … and have to act that way,’ says Congressman Troy Carter

In wide-ranging, almost hour-long remarks on Wednesday (Aug. 18), U.S. Rep. Troy Carter — who has yet to serve...