Speakers to talk public policy at Feb. 5 and 12 Press Club meetings

Jan Moller, executive director of the Louisiana Budget Project, will be the speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Feb. 5. The Louisiana Budget Project monitors and reports on public policy and how it affects Louisiana’s low- to moderate-income families.

Daniel Erspamer, CEO of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, will be the guest speaker on Monday, Feb. 12. The Pelican Institute educates the public about the benefits of individual liberty and free enterprise.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.