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Chris Miller
July 16, 2020 - 10:24 am
Louisiana's governor and attorney general are at odds, again, this time over Governor John Bel Edwards' order requiring masks, shutting down bars, and limiting gatherings to no more than 50 people.
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Chris Miller
July 15, 2020 - 3:48 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has issued an official opinion that takes aim at Gov. John Bel Edwards' mask mandate, closings of bars, and placing a 50-person limit on gatherings, saying the orders are "likely unenforceable and unconstitutional."
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Kenny Kuhn
July 14, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry will not be joining Governor John Bel Edwards in welcoming Vice President Mike Pence when he visits Baton Rouge today, because Landry has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Scoot
May 07, 2020 - 12:24 pm
It’s fair to say that everyone wants a return to normalcy as soon as possible - but there are two distinct camps on how that should be done.
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WWL Newsroom
May 05, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is pushing for Governor John Bel Edwards to approve the reopening of barbershops and hair salons.
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Gonzales Republican Representative Clay Schexnayder won the Louisiana House Speaker vote 60-45, over Albany Republican Sherman Mack. Schexnayder was backed by a coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans, while Mack was the choice for the party's conservative wing. Schexnayder is thought to be...
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Don Ames
December 06, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Northshore authorities say a Slidell man was arrested this week, accused of several child sex crimes as well as sexually abusing animals. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is asking for the public's help for more information about possible crimes that may have been committed by 33-year-old Ian...
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Jim Hanzo
October 23, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Attorney General Jeff Landry announced a high-ranking Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office employee and his wife, a former junior high teacher, have been arrested on counts of first-degree rape and production of pornography involving juveniles. 44-year-old Dennis W. Perkins, and his wife 34-year-old...
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WWL Newsroom
October 19, 2019 - 9:24 am
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the state of Louisiana’s request that it toss out a lawsuit challenging a broad array of Louisiana abortion regulations. But the ruling from a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruling also said abortion rights advocates lack standing to...
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WWL Newsroom
August 21, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A review by LSU is expected in the response of a false alarm of an armed intruder on the campus that happened Tuesday. Attorney General Jeff Landry says what may have triggered the false alarm was perhaps an armed law enforcement officer from his office to help educate students and protect them...
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