State Rep. Rick Edmonds, R-Baton Rouge, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, March 28. He will speak about his bipartisan-sponsored bill, House Bill 22, which provides for the reemployment of retired teachers to address the critical teacher shortage in Louisiana. Edmonds will also discuss other legislation under consideration to positively impact education, as well as overall budget issues.
Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at noon, is $20 for members and $25 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.