Chas Roemer, BESE president, to speak at Press Club on Aug. 4

Chas Roemer, president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 4. He will speak about BESE’s differences with the Governor’s Office over Common Core standards and student testing. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the ...

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  • Agriculture commissioner Mike Strain to speak at Press Club on July 28

    Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, is the featured speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 28. He will speak about the status of agriculture and the future expansion and building of homes and industry on farmland and how we are losing this precious resource. Press […]

  • John Bel Edwards to speak at Press Club on July 21

    Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, who is running for governor of Louisiana, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 21. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off […]

  • U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness to speak at Press Club on July 14

    Rob Maness, candidate for the U.S. Senate, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 14. Maness, a retired Air Force colonel who resides in Madisonville, is a Republican and endorsed by Tea Party Express. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, […]

  • David LaCerte, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak on July 6

    David LaCerte, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 6. He will address the issues and controversy surrounding the federal VA health care system. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at […]

  • Barry Erwin will speak at Press Club on June 30

    Barry Erwin, president and CEO of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 30. His topic is “Sorting out the mess of Common Core.” Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located […]

  • Woody Jenkins will speak at Press Club June 23

    Former State Representative Woody Jenkins, who has filed suit to halt the annexation of Baton Rouge General and the Mall of Louisiana into the city of Baton Rouge, will discuss the reasons behind his suit and the politics of the bid to establish St. George. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at […]

  • Sen. Vitter will speak at Press Club June 16

    Sen. David Vitter will speak at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 16. He will discuss his candidacy for governor and policies he is working on in the U.S. Senate, including job-creating infrastructure bills, WRDA and a highway bill. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of […]

  • LSU vice chancellor for research and development will speak at June 9 Press Club

    K.T. Valsaraj, LSU vice chancellor for research and development, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 9. Valsaraj will discuss LSU’s strategic approach to securing funding for its world-class research. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is […]

  • SU business dean to speak at Press Club on June 2

    Donald Andrews, dean of the College of Business at Southern University, will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 2. Andrews will talk about the college’s success in forming international and domestic partnerships and promoting economic development and entrepreneurship. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle […]