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 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 Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.