Treasurer John Kennedy will speak at Press Club on Aug. 17

State Treasurer John Kennedy will speak at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, Aug. 17. Kennedy will discuss getting the federal government to release nonredeemed savings bonds into the state’s unclaimed property program. He will also address what he calls a mistake by the Legislature in not having a two-thirds vote on raising some taxes during the last session. 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.