Jeff Landry

December 29, 2017 - 1:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Louisiana Supreme Court has put a hold on a hearing about New Orleans' mayor-elect while considering whether the judge should step aside. State Attorney General Jeff Landry has subpoenaed Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's personal bank records. She won 60 percent of the vote to...
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Chris Miller
December 14, 2017 - 7:02 pm
New Orleans Criminal District Court Judge Laurie White halted a subpoena demanding Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's bank records, The New Orleans Advocate reports. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry wanted the records as part of his office's investigation into Cantrell's use of a city credit card...
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December 12, 2017 - 6:39 pm
(AP) -- With fatal overdoses on the rise, police officers and prosecutors from agencies around Louisiana on Tuesday trained how to investigate opioid-related deaths and bring the cases to court. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office hosted the all-day education session in Baton Rouge, coordinating...
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December 11, 2017 - 3:43 pm
(WWL.com) LaPolitics Weekly reports Congressman Ralph Abraham is considering a run for governor in 2019. Abraham says he hasn’t made any decisions, but a number of people are asking him about it. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says the Richland Parish physician will need to boost...
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December 09, 2017 - 12:18 am
(AP) -- A judge in New Orleans refused Friday to remove herself or other state judges in the city from matters involving an investigation into Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's use of a city credit card. Cantrell is a City Council member who will succeed Mitch Landrieu as mayor next spring after...
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December 01, 2017 - 10:42 pm
(AP) -- Louisiana's governor is going to the state's Supreme Court in hopes of reviving his executive order aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state government. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, issued an order in April 2016 banning discrimination...
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November 13, 2017 - 8:35 am
This week, two years from now, voters will cast their ballots for Louisiana’s next governor. Current Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards is planning to run again. Pollster Bernie Pinsonat says Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry could challenge Edwards and tensions between the two continue to...
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November 11, 2017 - 11:20 am
WWL.com Reporting The Edwards administration disputes the claim by Attorney General Jeff Landry that the expansion of the Medicaid program has helped fuel the opioid crisis. The state health department says there are fewer pain killers on the streets in the last year and more individuals are...
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Chris Miller
November 08, 2017 - 12:00 am
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says the federal Medicaid program is one reason prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic. "It's interesting when you look at the states that are leading in the amount of prescription abusers," said Landry, "you would find that they are states that have...
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November 01, 2017 - 3:18 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is considering his next step now that a state appeal court has ruled against his executive order banning discrimination in government employment and state contracts based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Democratic governor and...
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