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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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Timmy Hendrix
Small Business Owner

Timmy Hendrix

I AM EXTREMELY impressed with this production! Keep it coming for us little blue collars that can't be on the front lines.

David Eaton

David Eaton

Other groups talk about "doing research" but itโ€™s just watching videos and podcasts from shock jock crazies.

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.

National Public Radio
Tovia Smith

National Public Radio

Lunsford spent years raising the heat leading a stealthy but steady campaign that replaced members of the library board who, from his perspective, were not quite on board.

Lafayette City Councilman
Democrat / 2 July 2023

Kenneth Boudreaux

[Citizens for a New Louisiana's Michael Lunsford is] the most powerful Republican in Lafayette.

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Mia Jankowicz

Insider (Great Britain)

Lunsford and CNL have had an outsize influence on Louisiana libraries.

Lynette Mejia
Woke Activist

Lynette Mejia

"[Citizens for a New Louisiana] Stacking these boards is, like, antithetical to the democratic process."

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