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About Baton Rouge & EBR Parish: Baton Rouge Government

Info on the BR area, City/Parish government & other EBR municipalities.

BR Statistical Overview

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BR Government

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The City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish have a consolidated government.  The City and Parish governments are combined into a single entity.  This consolidation has a threefold objective: to eliminate duplication of government services, to increase government efficiency, and to reduce costs.

Metro 21

Metro 21 is a 24 hour government access channel on cable TV.  Programming includes council and school board meetings, Library Lagniappe, arts programs and informational broadcasts.

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