This post offers an on-line way for members to offer comments to the LEA board on the issues to be emphasized in the upcoming 2021 Legislative report.
Come to the 2021 Awards banquet, where we honor the top scoring legislators in the 2020 LEA report. Meet the honorees, and hear Andy Cilek of the Minnesota Voters Alliance talk about the struggle for election integrity. Attendance is limited … Continue reading →
We recently celebrated Viola Maehren’s 100th birthday outside her residence in St Paul.
Viola Maehren was an early organizer of LEA , and on the LEA board for many years. LEA has been informing voters since 1972 on the basis of its Credo, supporting American founding principles and ideals. On the left, she is animated at the 2016 LEA Awards Banquet.
Viola is one of those high-energy, highly principled, enthusiastic citizens with the passion to makes things happen. She Viola was an election judge for many years for Ramsey county, and is an active volunteer making the altar breads at Saint Agnes Church. She helps prepare 2,000 hosts each week.Continue reading →
Our Zoom webinars stream live to the
Facebook page& later on YouTube
3:00 pm John Augustine
VP for the Legislative Evaluation Assembly of Minnesota. John will discuss the 2020 LEA Report and Scorecard.
Click here for Video
2020 LEA Report (.pdf) LEA highlights legislative accomplishments, abdications; announces honorees. St. Paul, MN, September 30, 2020 — Legislative Evaluation Assembly of Minnesota (LEA) is releasing its evaluation of the Minnesota legislature’s extraordinary 2020 sessions. The 2020 LEA report highlights … Continue reading →
Glen Lewerenz, the network news anchor for 1330AM Relevant Radio says he interviewed John Gizzi. (our speaker at our banquet on Feb 18th) The interview will air twice on Monday the 17th :
Tune in Monday at 8:30am or 6:30pm. You can also stream it live or access the archives at http://www.KYESradio.com
Hear from our 2020 banquet speaker, John Gizzi on local podcasts.
On Jan 26 Mitch Berg of The Patriot Northern Alliance Radio Network (AM1280) interviewed John Gizzi.
Click here , then go to 1/26/20, Hour 1 (interview begins at the 33:30 minute mark)
On Feb 7 Jack Tomczak interviewed John Augustine. The podcast link:
Click Here (John’s segment begins at the 9:30 mark)
Join us for the 2020 LEA Awards Banquet with speaker John Gizzi.Continue reading →
LEA evaluates legislative session, decries unconstitutional lawmaking patterns and announces
honorees. 2019 LEA Report
St. Paul, MN, October 22, 2019 — Legislative Evaluation Assembly of Minnesota (LEA) has completed its evaluation of the 2019 Minnesota legislature’s performance. In its report, released today, the LEA criticizes the growing role of “omnibus” bills derived through non-transparent, unaccountable legislative processes.
“Good lawmaking requires an open and accountable process,” says LEA president Don Lee. “Minnesota’s constitution requires each bill to embrace one subject, a requirement flouted in 2019. The house speaker and senate majority leader met with the governor behind closed doors to make deals, which they expected to be rubber-stamped by legislators without amendment or debate. The result was over 2100 pages of legislation and nearly all of the biennial budget contained in 13 ‘omnibus’ bills, passed in a one-day special session.”Continue reading →
2019 LEA banquet