Jeff Landry

March 12, 2019 - 6:18 pm
(WWL.com ) -- State lawmakers heard from supporters of the death penalty today, including Attorney General Jeff Landry and victims’ families, during a meeting of the House Criminal Justice Committee. Louisiana has not carried out an execution since 2010. Landry says the state is denying justice to...
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January 23, 2019 - 3:37 pm
(WWL.com) -- Beginning Monday, Louisiana abortion doctors will be required to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. This comes after a ruling Friday from the New Orleans-based U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says his office has been proud to defend...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's governor and attorney general are trading criticism in the wake of a Texas federal judge's ruling that, if upheld, will jettison the entire federal health care overhaul. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards worried about eliminating insurance coverage for 480,000...
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Jim Hanzo
November 14, 2018 - 3:32 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has announced he will not run for Louisiana but instead will seek a second term as Louisiana's chief legal officer. Landry said he can best serve the state by continuing to do his current job. That decision takes the Republican out of running against Governor...
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September 10, 2018 - 6:46 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards is slamming Louisiana's attorney general for joining a lawsuit aimed at throwing out the federal health overhaul, including protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. The Democratic governor called Republican Attorney General Jeff...
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August 31, 2018 - 9:13 am
(WWL.com) Attorney General Jeff Landry is joining 15 other attorneys general and governors who are petitioning the US Supreme Court to shoot down workplace protections that would prevent transgender workers from being fired for being transgender. Louisiana Trans Advocates Board Chair Dylan...
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August 30, 2018 - 1:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's attorney general joined 15 other Republican leaders asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that companies can fire workers based on their gender identity. Attorney General Jeff Landry signed onto a legal brief seeking to overturn a lower court decision that...
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August 24, 2018 - 4:30 pm
(WWL.com) - A decision by the US District Court in Northern Division of Texas has ordered the IRS to repay Louisiana and five other states more than $839 million due to an unlawfully imposed fee on state Medicaid programs. It’s a decision Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is applauding because...
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August 23, 2018 - 5:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's attorney general says the state Medicaid program could get a refund of $172 million paid under the federal health overhaul, if a court ruling in Texas stands. Attorney General Jeff Landry touted the federal court decision Wednesday, but acknowledged it could be...
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AP
August 10, 2018 - 4:27 pm
Governor Edwards is back in Louisiana after speaking with President Trump about criminal justice reform efforts. During an appearance on AM Baton Rouge on Talk 107-3, the governor defended what he called progress in reducing the state’s inmate population. Edwards says the way the state used to lock...
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