Candance Kagan

Candance Kagan is a New Orleans native who gives tours for Friends of the Cabildo, a nonprofit group that works to preserve New Orleans history. Now retired, Candance typically gives two tours per day where she explains things like the significance of Jackson Square, the difference between Cajun and creole cuisine and the history of Café du Monde.

  • December 13, 2011    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    NOLA Tours

    Challenging New Orleans’ Tour-Guide Licensing Scheme

    In New Orleans, it is a crime to charge people for a talking tour without first getting permission from the government. City officials require every tour guide to pass a history exam, undergo a drug test and an FBI criminal background check every two years merely for speaking. People who give tours without a license…

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