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Barry Erwin, CABL (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-15

Duration: 00:29:08

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Erwin, Barry | COUNCIL FOR A BETTER LOUISIANA | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2016 | SPECIAL SESSIONS


  • Erwin, Barry Speaker


A speech by Barry Erwin before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 15, 2016. Erwin is the president and CEO of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). He discusses: the state’s current budget crisis; the parallels between the current state budget and the crisis faced by Governor Buddy Roemer in the late 1980s; the Special Session of the Legislature; and the public’s confusion over the state budget. He also answers questions from the audience.