PeliCast

In March 2020, we announced the launch of the PeliCast, a webinar series focused around issues impacting Louisianans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, we’ve had great guests from around the state and nation join us in covering topics like education tips for parents and teachers, the role of the Constitution during COVID-19, the importance of lifting occupational licensing barriers during the pandemic, and many others.

2020 Elections Impact on Tech

2020 Elections Impact on Tech

What impact will the elections have on technology and innovation in the U.S.? Join us Tuesday, as Jennifer Huddleston, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy at American Action Forum, and Ian Adams, Executive Director of the International Center for Law & Economics, join the PeliCast!

By Eric Peterson

2020 Elections Preview and Outlook

2020 Elections Preview and Outlook

Who’s in the lead and what are polls saying about the Presidential and other major elections around the nation? Tune in Monday at noon for a special live PeliCast with Brent Buchanan, founder and CEO of Cygnal Polling, as we dive into the latest numbers and see who’s ahead as Election Day approaches!

By John Kay

Constitutional Amendment 4 Discussion

Constitutional Amendment 4 Discussion

Join us live on Wednesday at noon, as State Rep. Beau Beaullieu tells us how Constitutional Amendment #4 can transform Louisiana’s outdated approach to budgeting to help stop fiscal cliffs and strengthen our working families. You’ll want to watch this one before you go to the ballot box!

By John Kay

SCOTUS Nomination Process with The Cato Institute

SCOTUS Nomination Process with The Cato Institute

The past few years have featured several fiercely partisan and contentious Supreme Court nominations. But has this always been the case, and why is the process the way it is now? On this PeliCast, the The Cato Institute’s Ilya Shapiro joins us to discuss the politics at play in the current and other recent nominations...

By Daniel J. Erspamer

Online Speech During Elections

Online Speech During Elections

Did someone say online censorship? Tune in Thursday for a special (and timely) PeliCast on the debate over online speech and social media during elections, featuring Patrick Hedger, VP of Policy at Taxpayers Protection Alliance, and Scott Blackburn, Senior Research Analyst at the Institute for Free Speech. You won’t want to miss this one!

By Eric Peterson

Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 3 Ballot

Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 3 Ballot

You’ve heard about the seven Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 3 ballot, but what do they actually mean for Louisianans? Tune in Tuesday at 9 a.m., as we break down each amendment with Dr. Steven Procopio, Policy Director of the Public Affair Research Council of Louisiana, live on the PeliCast!

By Daniel J. Erspamer

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 3: Keva Landrum

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 3: Keva Landrum

Tune in Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for the next in our series of Orleans District Attorney election PeliCasts! On this episode, we’re joined by former Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge and DA candidate Keva Landrum.

By Sarah Harbison

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 2: Jason Williams

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 2: Jason Williams

Tune in Monday at 9 a.m. for the next in our series of Orleans District Attorney election PeliCasts! On this episode, we’re joined by New Orleans City Councilman and DA candidate Jason Williams.

By Sarah Harbison

Virtual Learning and Charter Schools During COVID-19

Virtual Learning and Charter Schools During COVID-19

Virtual learning and “micro-schools” are things we’ve all learned about this year, but what do they actually mean for Louisiana kids and parents? Join us Friday at 2 p.m. for a live PeliCast with Dr. Lonnie Luce, Louisiana State Director of Charter Schools USA and Executive Director of Blended and Online School Solutions, as we...

By Editor

Why are Politicians Threatening to Use Antitrust?

Why are Politicians Threatening to Use Antitrust?

Many politicians are threatening to use antitrust law as a vehicle to address their pet grievances with some of the nation’s largest tech firms. Join us today at 1 p.m. for a live discussion on the history of antitrust and how it benefits us, featuring Alec Stapp from Progressive Policy Institute and Neil Chilson from...

By Eric Peterson

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 1: Arthur Hunter

Orleans DA Candidates Episode 1: Arthur Hunter

Watch the first in our series of Orleans District Attorney election PeliCasts! On this first episode, we’re joined by former Orleans Criminal District Court Judge and current DA candidate Arthur Hunter.

By Sarah Harbison

COVID-19 and Workforce Development

COVID-19 and Workforce Development

How are school closures impacting Louisiana’s workforce? Today at 1:10 p.m. on the PeliCast, we dive into this topic with Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co.’s Kim Carver and Baton Rouge Area Chamber’s Senior Vice President of Economic Competitiveness Liz Smith!

By Editor

Protecting Life and Liberty in a Pandemic

Protecting Life and Liberty in a Pandemic

Did Louisiana’s government infringe on the rights of its citizens with its COVID-19 mandates? Join Pelican CEO Daniel Erspamer for a special PeliCast with Sarah Harbison on Thursday, as they discuss Louisiana’s public health emergency laws and ways we can stop government overreach in the future!

By Sarah Harbison