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BGR Provides Framework for Report on Convention Center

Nov 10, 2016

Released in 2015, BGR’s report The $1 Billion Question: Do the Tax Dedications in New Orleans Make Sense? serves as a critical fact base for Lee Zurik’s Finding the Funds. The investigative series looks into Convention Center taxes. For BGR’s complete analysis, read The $1 Billion Question.

In July 2016, the national Governmental Research Association gave BGR the Most Distinguished Research award for The $1 Billion Question. The report provides a first-ever comprehensive view of where local tax revenues go.

Click to watch Part 1 of Finding the Funds now.