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2015 Legislative Scorecard Released

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Family Forum (LFF) released its 2015 Legislative Scorecard, Aug. 21, providing a tool for Louisiana residents to evaluate each member of the Louisiana House and Senate on key policy votes.

     Three senators and 14 representatives earned the Outstanding Family Advocate award by scoring 100 percent on LFF’s Scorecard. These 17 Legislators will receive LFF’s coveted Patrick Henry Award in a special ceremony during the 2015 Annual Legislative Awards Gala on Sept. 24 in Baton Rouge. An additional 26 Legislators – three senators and 23 representatives – will be honored during LFF’s Awards Gala with the Family Advocate award by scoring 80 to 99 percent on the scorecard. Life and Liberty Awards are given each year to legislators who successfully authored key legislation or an initiative that promoted life, family and liberty.

To view the scorecard and a list of award recipients, lafamilyforum.org.