Rep. Joel Robideaux will speak at June 15 Press Club

Rep. Joel Robideaux, from Lafayette, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, June 15. Robideaux is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, vice chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Capital Outlay and on the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He will talk about the action taken during the legislative session to address the state’s $1.6 billion deficit. 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.