Rep. Steve Carter to speak at Press Club July 31

State Rep. Steve Carter, representing District 68 in East Baton Rouge Parish, will speak to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 31. He will discuss the legislative session, including the gas tax failure, and plans for the future. Press Club meets on Mondays at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St., in the East and West Baton Rouge Room. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $13 for members and $17 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.