Bureau of Governmental Research
Bureau of Governmental Research is a private, non-profit, independent research organization dedicated to informed public policy making and the effective use of public resources for the improvement of government in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
Aug 6, 2015
Celeste Coco-Ewing, the incoming President & CEO of BGR, brings strong analytical and leadership skills to her new position.
BGR Wins National Awards for Research
Jul 30, 2015
BGR won two awards from the Governmental Research Association at its national conference in Denver on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
Jun 18, 2015
On Thursday, June 18, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison addressed the crowd at a BGR Breakfast Briefing at IBERIABANK. See a video clip of Chief Harrison’s speech here.
Jun 8, 2015
BGR Leader to Depart After 14 Years
Apr 16, 2015
The Bureau of Governmental Research announced today that Janet Howard, BGR’s President & CEO, is resigning. To facilitate a smooth transition, she has agreed to stay with BGR until the organization has hired a new President & CEO.
Apr 15, 2015
On Wednesday, April 15, newly appointed Orleans Parish School Board Superintendent Henderson Lewis, Jr. addressed a BGR Breakfast Briefing at IBERIABANK. See the full video and a short clip here.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Four Galleria Boulevard
Kyle Graham, Executive Director
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Please join us to hear Mr. Graham discuss coastal restoration issues and the projects to be funded from the BP settlement.
Thanks to IBERIABANK, the Breakfast Briefing is free to the public, but space is limited. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Please let us know if you plan to attend by Friday, September 18. To make a reservation via email, click here or call (504) 525-4152, ext. 108.
Mar 26, 2015
This release discusses the Louisiana Supreme Court’s refusal to hear BGR’s lawsuit seeking public access to the records and meetings of a committee charged with re-assessing the number of judges needed at each of the state’s courts.
Nov 6, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
In A Trojan Horse in the Draft CZO: Article 5 Puts Years of Planning at Risk, BGR describes the article on Planned Development Standards in the draft comprehensive zoning ordinance and the problems it poses.
Sep 25, 2014