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.
BGR Announces New Directors
Dec 12, 2013
The Bureau of Governmental Research elected directors and officers at the organization’s annual members’ meeting Dec. 11.
BGR Wins National Honors
Aug 1, 2013
BGR won two awards – in the categories of Most Distinguished Research and Outstanding Policy Achievement – from the Governmental Research Association (GRA) at its national conference in Milwaukee on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
New Orleans Marriott
Acadia and Bissonet Ballrooms
555 Canal St.
BGR is pleased to announce that Steve Roberts will be the guest speaker at the 2013 Annual Luncheon. Mr. Roberts regularly appears as a political analyst on the ABC radio network. He is well known to New Orleanians for the syndicated column he co-authors with his wife, Cokie Roberts.
Table sponsorships are available for $1,000.
Table sponsorships in the premium area are available for $2,000.
Individual seating is available for $100.
For reservations or more information, contact: Megan Keating, Development Manager, 504.525.4152, ext. 108, or email@example.com.
BGR is grateful for the support of this year’s event sponsors, Whitney Bank and Chevron and to our host, the New Orleans Marriott.
2013 Table Sponsors
Anne and Herschel Abbott
Adams and Reese LLP
Advantage Capital Partners
Auto-Chlor Services LLC
Baptist Community Ministries
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC
Bellwether Technology Corporation
Bourgeois Bennett, CPAs & Consultants
Business Council of New Orleans & the River Region
Canal Barge Company, Inc.
Chaffe & Associates, Inc.
Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.
Edgar Chase and Richard Goins
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans
Commander’s Family of Restaurants
Crescent Capital Consulting, LLC
DCL Mooring and Rigging
The Ehrhardt Group
Entergy New Orleans
EPL Oil and Gas, Inc.
Favrot & Shane/1st Lake Properties
Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank
Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, L.L.P.
Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.
Greater New Orleans, Inc.
HCA MidAmerica Division
Helis Oil & Gas Company, L.L.C.
Johnson, Johnson, Barrios & Yacoubian
Jones Walker LLP
King Krebs & Jurgens
Krebs, Farley and Pelleteri, PLLC
Latter & Blum, Inc.
Leidenheimer Baking Co
Liskow & Lewis
Loyola University New Orleans
Anne & King Milling
The New Orleans Advocate
New Orleans Business Alliance
NOLA Holdings, LLC
Northshore Business Council
Ochsner Health System
Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. R. Hunter Pierson, Jr.
Raymond James & Associates
River Birch Incorporated
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
Stone Pigman Walther Wittman
The Times-Picayune | NOLA.com
TVG Development Company, LLC
Nov 7, 2013
In this release, BGR points out that the disarray enveloping the Jefferson Parish hospital lease process stems from contracting problems BGR has previously identified.
Sep 30, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
In Benchmarking the Bench: Are Public Dollars Being Wasted on Excess Judgeships in Orleans Parish? BGR presents data on the estimated need for judgeships in Orleans Parish. It also recommends steps for right-sizing the courts./files/reports/BGR_Judgeships-2013.pdf