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Barry Erwin, CABL (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-03-11

Duration: 00:46:04

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Erwin, Barry | COUNCIL FOR A BETTER LOUISIANA | Elections, 2019


  • Erwin, Barry Speaker


A speech by Barry Erwin before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 11, 2019. Erwin is the president and CEO of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). He discusses: the Vision 2020 document put together by the Foster Administration in 1999; Louisiana’s low national rankings; the collaboration between CABL, the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR), and the Committee of 100 on a shared agenda for the 2019 statewide elections; and the four topics covered in the agenda, fiscal structure and policy, education, infrastructure, and criminal justice and public safety. He also answers questions from the audience.