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Legislative Scorecard

by Editorial Staff | August 2023
Our updated legislative scorecard is the only thing of its kind in the entire state of Louisiana. It’s specifically designed so legislators will not be able to hack a higher score by selectively coordinated final votes. This is the truest gauge for how your legislator is doing in Baton Rouge…

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National Public Radio
Alisa Chang

National Public Radio

Citizens for a New Louisiana says the goal ... is to protect kids from ... smut in the library.

The UK Independent
Alex Woodward

The (UK) Independent

Mr Lunsford’s appeal prompted the parish library director to move the [erotic] book[s] from teen nonfiction sections to adult nonfiction sections

Carol Ross

News Talk 98.5

Citizens for a New Louisiana does the research that no one else is doing,

New York Times

New York Times

The group that started the hubbub over in Lafayette Parish is called Citizens for a New Louisiana. And I know the players. And I had been monitoring who’s involved in all of this.

The Advocate
Megan Wyatt

Acadiana Advocate

It was not until the question was raised by the Citizens for a New Louisiana that a runoff election was held.

Los Angeles Times
Jeffrey Fleishman

Los Angeles Times

A defamation suit [Amanda Jones] filed against ... the conservative group Citizens for a New Louisiana, was dismissed.

National Public Radio
John Burnett

National Public Radio

Citizens for a New Louisiana [is] the same group behind the conservative takeover of the Lafayette library board.

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