Jeff Landry

March 08, 2018 - 3:38 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general sued a local school board Thursday over a meeting disrupted by the video-recorded arrest of a teacher being roughly handcuffed on a hallway floor after she criticized the district superintendent's pay...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:16 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is recuperating after breaking six ribs in a snowboarding accident over the Mardi Gras holiday. The accident happened in Montana, where Landry was on vacation with his family. The Republican attorney general said he fell during whiteout conditions that...
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February 07, 2018 - 8:29 am
(AP) _ Lawyers for Louisiana officials were set to go before a federal appeals court Wednesday in hopes of reviving a 2016 law establishing a minimum age of 21 for exotic dancers. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought by three women...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Attorney General Jeff Landry is appointing one of his office's lawyers to represent Louisiana's contractor licensing board, rather than allow a former state senator to continue doing the work. Larry Bankston sued Landry's office in January for refusing to approve his...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
(AP) _ A state district judge will decide in February whether Gov. John Bel Edwards or Attorney General Jeff Landry should have control over Louisiana's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. The Democratic governor and Republican attorney general have been unable to reach a compromise over how to...
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January 19, 2018 - 1:53 pm
Jennifer Kushinka Reporting... Surging U.S. crude oil production this year is expected to surpass output in Saudi Arabia and rival that of Russia, the world’s two largest oil producers. The International Energy Agency says U.S. crude production will likely climb above 10 million barrels a day this...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:08 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's governor and attorney general have been unable to reach an agreement on who should handle the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. So, they're heading to court. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, and Attorney General Jeff Landry, a Republican, both...
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David Blake
January 11, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The election for Governor of Louisiana may be nearly two years away but the political wheels never stop turning. A list of potential Republican challengers came out today. Among those said to be interested, U.S. Senator John Kennedy and Congressman Ralph Abraham. Even Congressman Steve Scalise's...
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January 10, 2018 - 11:47 am
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Nearly two years before Louisiana's next election for governor, possible Republican contenders already are sizing up the race, hoping they can keep Democrat John Bel Edwards from a second term. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, a popular statewide...
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January 03, 2018 - 9:17 am
2018 could be a volatile year in Louisiana politics. It’s a somewhat quiet year for elections, but UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says the Legislature and Governor John Bel Edwards have a long road facing them after the one cent sales tax falls off the books June 30th,...
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