Jeff Landry

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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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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October 31, 2017 - 12:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's attorney general is trying to take control of a lawsuit filed by Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration accusing pharmaceutical companies of worsening opioid abuse in the state. Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to expand the lawsuit. He also wants to hire Mike...
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September 30, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Jeff Palermo|WWL.com Former Marksville deputy city marshal Norris Greenhouse Junior accepts a plea deal from the state attorney general’s office that will result in a seven and half prison sentence for the 2015 fatal shooting of six-year-old Jeremy Mardis. Greenhouse was facing life in prison on a...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:41 pm
(AP) _ A former Louisiana law enforcement officer faces more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to negligent homicide in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy. Norris Greenhouse Jr. also pleaded guilty to malfeasance in office on Friday, thus avoiding trial on murder charges over the...
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September 16, 2017 - 3:25 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Landry is telling Louisiana residents to be careful when shopping for cars after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Landry has released a public service announcement warning about flood-damaged vehicles, saying Harvey flooded an estimated 1 million vehicles...
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