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Daniel Erspamer, Pelican Institute (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-03-04

Duration: 00:44:19

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Pelican Institute


  • Erspamer, Daniel Speaker


A speech by Daniel Erspamer before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 4, 2019. Erspamer is the chief executive officer of the Pelican Institute, a think tank based in New Orleans. He discusses: the mission of the Pelican Institute; the challenges facing Louisiana; their Jobs and Opportunities Agenda for Louisiana; the topics covered in the agenda, including state budget reform, the state’s legal and regulatory environment, Medicaid, K-12 education, infrastructure, and criminal justice reform; and how they plan to move their agenda forward. He also answers questions from the audience.