By Louisiana Family Forum
BATON ROUGE, La. (LFF) — The Louisiana Family Forum has released its 2020 Legislative Scorecard, a tool to assess the record of lawmakers on key votes during the 2020 Regular and Special sessions of the Louisiana Legislature.
Six senators and twenty-one representatives earned the Outstanding Family Advocate Award by scoring 100 percent on LFF’s scorecard. These legislators will receive the Patrick Henry Award at the LFF’s 2020 Legislative Awards Gala planned for Sept. 24 at Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge. Fifty-eight legislators will also be honored with the Family Advocate Award for scoring 80 to 99 percent.
Life and Liberty Awards also will be presented to legislators who successfully author and pass key legislation that promotes life, liberty and limited government. The 2020 recipients are:
- Sen. Beth Mizell: SB10 (Special Session) – Rural access to the internet; SB75 – Ballot security when voting by mail; and SB433 – Mandatory reporting of pregnancies for children under 13.
- Rep. Blake Miguez: HB140 and HB781 – Second amendment protections
- Rep. Beau Beaullieu: HB469 – Caps state spending growth to 5 percent per year pending passage of Constitutional Amendment #4
- Sen. Mark Abraham and Representative Mark Wright: SB439 – Non-profit liability and donor privacy protections.
- Rep. Raymond Crews: HCR93 – Protects individual liberty in state contact tracing
- Sen. Patrick McMath: SB354 – Provides a card documenting vocational licensing/certification of education completed by an offender prior to release.
For more information, contact LFF at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225.344.8533. Click here to view all the Outstanding Family Advocate Award winners. Click here to view all the Family Advocate Award winners.