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  • 8/12/2020

Open Meetings in Light of COVID-19 (SUPPLEMENTED 8/12/20)

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

  • 8/10/2020

Bipartisan Group of State Attorneys General Urge Congress to Protect Senior Victims of Fraud

AG Jeff Landry: Scam artists know that seniors are especially at risk from COVID-19, and these criminals are despicably targeting our elderly who are isolated at home or separated from their families and support networks. Our elected officials in Washington should recognize this public safety crisis and cast aside partisan politics to deliver for our seniors, especially during these perilous times.

  • 8/4/2020

Louisiana & California Attorneys General Lead Major Bipartisan Effort to Help People Infected with COVID-19

AG Jeff Landry: Protecting the public during this pandemic does not need to be partisan; and I am grateful that General Becerra and our colleagues from across the political aisles have come together in this cause. Americans ill from COVID-19 should have options in their medical treatment, and today’s petition will hopefully ensure they can access and afford remdesivir.

  • 7/31/2020

VICTORY: Legal Challenge to Louisiana’s Pro-Life Laws Dropped

AG Jeff Landry: Today’s news is a victory for Louisiana women, and I congratulate Solicitor Liz Murrill and her team for yet another win in our efforts to protect Louisiana women and girls from unsafe conditions in abortion clinics.

  • 7/9/2020

Consumers Should Be On Lookout For Recently Recalled Child Products

AG Jeff Landry: I am committed to protecting Louisiana families.I encourage all Louisiana parents and guardians to learn about these recalled child products so our State’s children may be safer.

  • 6/30/2020

Amid Child Pornography Arrest in St. Charles Parish, Attorney General Jeff Landry Asking Public For Help

AG Jeff Landry: This is an ongoing investigation. I encourage anyone with information regarding Daniel Salazar to call my Cyber Crime Unit toll-free at 1-800-256-4506; callers may remain anonymous.

  • 6/29/2020

Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit, Attorney General Jeff Landry Responds

AG Jeff Landry: By putting precedent over patients, Justice Roberts gave his vote to a decision that ignored the overwhelming bipartisan support of Act 620 and the extensive record of Louisiana abortion providers’ history of medical malpractice, disciplinary actions, and violations of health and safety standards.

  • 6/5/2020

Florida Lifts Restrictions on Louisiana Travelers

AG Jeff Landry: I thank Governor DeSantis and General Moody for not only recognizing the success our State has made slowing the spread of Coronavirus but also, and most especially, for removing the travel restrictions that had been placed on Louisiana travelers. Many Louisiana citizens travel to Florida to visit family, conduct business, or get much-needed vacations; today’s declaration helps make those movements a lot easier.

  • 6/2/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Alerts Citizens that Some in Louisiana Will Receive Stimulus Money on Debit Cards

AG Jeff Landry: The federal government is indeed sending debit cards to some people, and those recipients should follow all directions provided with the prepaid cards.

  • 5/31/2020

Restarting Louisiana Businesses at Same Level Playing Field

After a flattening the curve and a slowing of the spread of the Coronoavirus, Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined legislators in asking the Governor to re-open our State and unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of Louisiana’s hard-working people.

  • 5/27/2020

Medicaid Recipients in Nursing Homes Are Entitled to Keep Stimulus Checks

AG Jeff Landry: It is imperative these stimulus checks go to those who rightfully belong to them. Any illegal seizure of these funds should be immediately reported to my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

  • 5/22/2020

Hundreds of Millions in Relief Announced for Subprime Auto Loan Consumers

AG Jeff Landry: Thousands of consumers were exposed to unnecessarily high levels of risk when they were placed into auto loans with a high probability of default. This settlement with the auto loan giant not only provides relief to those consumers, but also requires Santander to factor in a consumer’s ability to pay a loan into its underwriting in the future.

  • 5/21/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers of Recent Children’s Product Recalls

AG Jeff Landry: As your Attorney General, I am committed to making our State a safer place for families. By taking just a brief moment to learn about these recalled products, we can help protect the safety and well-being of all Louisiana children.

  • 5/20/2020

Deputy Sheriff, Volunteer Fireman Arrested by Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office for Internet Crimes Against Children

General Landry: My office and I will leave no stone left unturned in doing what we legally can to protect Louisiana’s children from those who seek to exploit and abuse them. These public safety efforts include arresting people whose positions of authority demand public trust.

  • 5/11/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry: Hold Communist China Accountable for COVID-19

General Landry: Recent reports suggest that the communist Chinese government willfully and knowingly concealed information about the severity of the virus while simultaneously stockpiling personal protective equipment.

  • 5/5/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Governor to Let Barber Shops, Hair Salons Open Again

General Landry: We have thousands of licensed cosmetologists in our State; many are independent contractors who have no other source of income and are struggling to make ends meet. They not only want to serve their clients, but they also need to work in order to put food on their tables and provide for their children.

  • 4/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Governor to Allow Reopening of Churches

General Landry: We are be better served by taking a proactive approach by publishing reopening guidelines that take a phased approach to faith services restarting. Without guidance based on best practices in place, this could be disastrous.

  • 4/22/2020

Essential PPE for COVID-19 Fight Donated to Louisiana

General Landry: On behalf of Louisiana, I want to offer The Home Deport an enormous amount of thanks for their generous contributions to our State. The Home Depot's partnership goes a long way in protecting our State's brave men and women assisting Coronavirus patients.

  • 4/14/2020

Zion Williamson Teams Up With Attorney General Jeff Landry on Video to Protect Public Health and Safety

General Landry: Scam artists attack online, by phone, or in the mail. Guard your personal information like your Social Security Number or your banking information. You can report price gouging or Coronavirus scams to our office by calling 1-800-351-4889 or going to AGJeffLandry.com. Geaux Pels, Geaux Louisiana; together, we can beat this!

  • 4/13/2020

As Severe Weather Impacts Hundreds in North Louisiana, Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Those Who Would Scam Our Fellow Citizens

General Landry: My thoughts and prayers are with everyone harmed by these storms. Stay strong, your State and neighbors are here for you.