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  • 3/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry and State Senator Fred Mills Announce Donation of 400,000 Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets from Amneal Pharmaceuticals to Benefit COVID-19 Coronavirus Patients in Louisiana

General Landry: On behalf of Louisiana, I want to thank Amneal for this generous donation. It is important we all work together to help solve the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. We must come together as Louisianans and as Americans. This donation from Amneal demonstrates their strong effort to be a good corporate citizen in our Nation.

  • 3/28/2020

Shreveport Abortion Clinic Ignoring Health Directive, Further Jeopardizing Public Safety

General Landry: June Medical is once again putting their profits over the health and safety of the public. I hope the Governor's Secretary of Health will recognize that elective abortions are not essential procedures and enforce the LDH order fully.

  • 3/26/2020

33 State Attorneys General Warn Amazon, Facebook, Ebay, Craigslist, Walmart: Online Marketplaces Are Not Exempt from Price Gouging Laws

General Landry: We want the business community and American consumers to know that we endeavor to balance the twin imperatives of commerce and consumer protection in the marketplace.

  • 3/25/2020

Public Records in Light of COVID-19

Attorney General Jeff Landry has issued guidance on the Louisiana Public Records Act to assist Louisiana Public Bodies during the current Public Health Emergency.

  • 3/18/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Teamwork to Fight Coronavirus in Louisiana

General Landry: Let’s all work together as one big Louisiana family to take care of one another.

  • 3/16/2020

Open Meetings in Light of COVID-19 (UPDATED 3/19/20)

Attorney General Jeff Landry has issued guidance on the Open Meetings Law to assist Louisiana Public Bodies during the current Public Health Emergency.

  • 3/14/2020

Coronavirus Emergency Declaration Puts Price Gouging Laws in Effect

General Landry: If consumers suspect price gouging, they should report it to their local law enforcement agencies. We do not want people or businesses to illegally take advantage of this crisis.

  • 3/11/2020

Healthcare Guaranteed Benefits Pool Would See Dramatic Premium Reductions and Encourage More Louisianans Get Insured

General Landry: The Insurance Commissioner's report confirms what we believed when the Legislature, almost unanimously, passed Act 412: this bi-partisan law will protect individuals with pre-existing conditions while lowering health insurance premiums.

  • 3/3/2020

Attorney General’s Office Defending Louisiana’s Pro-Woman Admitting Privileges Law Tomorrow at SCOTUS

General Landry: Louisiana abortion providers have a record of non-compliance with basic safety regulations, and now they want a special exemption from generally-accepted medical standards that apply to similar surgical procedures in our State. Women seeking abortions deserve better than that; they should have the same assurance of prompt and proper care in the event of complications.

  • 2/26/2020

Louisiana Investigating JUUL

General Landry: As a father, I am deeply troubled by the alarming number of middle school and high school students using e-cigarettes. As the Attorney General, I will continue to do all that I legally can to protect children and make our State safer.

  • 2/17/2020

Dispelling The Myths Around Upcoming Supreme Court Case

Louisiana is not Texas. Louisiana Act 620 is not Texas H.B. 2. June Medical Services vs. Russo is not Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt; our facts, our evidence, and our generally applicable medical regulations are all different.

  • 2/14/2020

Valentine’s Day Reminder: Love Shouldn't Hurt

General Landry: Domestic abuse victimizes all aspects of our society. Not only do our immediate victims suffer; but so also do our children, our schools, our health facilities, our businesses, our court systems, and our communities. Help stop domestic violence by taking a stand. Together, we can make Louisiana a safer place.

  • 2/11/2020

Two Arrested in St. Tammany for Internet Crimes Against Children

General Landry: My office and I are committed to doing all we legally can to protect Louisiana’s children from those who seek to exploit and abuse them. Today, we are asking for help from the people we serve; if anyone has information on the accused, please contact our Cyber Crime Unit at 800-256-4506.

  • 1/30/2020

In Victory for Taxpayers, Louisiana Supreme Court Reverses Catahoula Lake Judgment

General Landry: This decision is a big win for the taxpayers of Louisiana and the agencies tasked with constructing and improving critical infrastructure across our State. In addition to having $22.08 million in attorney’s fees struck down by the Third Circuit Court of Appeal, our team has now been able to save taxpayers $28.46 million in judicial interest on top of the $38.29 million damages award.

  • 1/29/2020

Putting Policy over Politics, Attorney General’s Office Issues Protecting Health Coverage in Louisiana

General Landry: Protecting pre-existing conditions is not partisan, it is proper. I will continue doing all that I can to protect patients, ensure coverage of preexisting conditions, guarantee coverage for essential benefits, and assure a robust marketplace for affordable healthcare with choices for the people of Louisiana.

  • 1/6/2020

Tiger Fans Should be Wary of Ticket Scammers Warns Attorney General Jeff Landry

General Landry: Consumers lose millions of dollars each year due to scammers selling phony tickets; so I strongly encourage Tiger fans to be cautious when purchasing tickets to the National Championship game.

  • 12/26/2019

Louisiana Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Pro-Woman Admitting Privileges Law

General Landry: Our brief outlines the documented evidence of Louisiana abortion clinics’ poor safety records, inadequate credentialing practices, and efforts to undermine health and safety regulations designed to protect women.

  • 12/13/2019

Protecting Jobs and Conservation Efforts, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Challenge of California Law Prohibiting Importation and Sale of Alligator Products

General Landry: We are taking this legal action to protect the incomes of working families, preserve the management and preservation of a critical species, and uphold the rule of law.

  • 12/6/2019

St. Tammany Parish Man Arrested for Multiple Child Exploitation, Sex Crimes

General Landry: This is an ongoing investigation. I encourage anyone with information regarding Ian Bagley to call the LBI toll-free at 1-800-256-4506; callers may remain anonymous.

  • 11/27/2019

Fifth Circuit Recognizes Legal Quagmire Created by District Court Gag Order Restricting Info from Being Shared with Law Enforcement, the Court, and the Public

This ruling shows what a procedural quagmire we find ourselves in. All we want to do is bring additional, relevant information to the attention of Law Enforcement and the Court. As Judge Elrod states, this is also information that is important to the public.