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  • 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.

  • 4/9/2020

COVID-19 Task Force Activated by Attorney General Jeff Landry to Assist Louisiana Department of Health Enforcement Efforts

General Landry: All instances of non-compliance with these important directives not only put patients and staff at risk, they also divert much needed Personal Protective Equipment away from the brave medical professionals currently treating Louisiana’s coronavirus patients.

  • 4/6/2020

Additional COVID-19 Medications Secured for Louisiana Patients

General Landry: I want to caution everyone that these drugs do not represent a silver bullet or magic solution to our COVID-19 coronovirus crisis; however, many medical doctors have chosen to prescribe these drugs to relieve symptoms of the virus in some patients. In some cases, this could allow the recoveries of these patients without the use of ventilators. I wish to thank Teva Pharmaceuticals for working with us to provide this important medication to benefit patients in Louisiana.

  • 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.