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  • 10/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Louisiana Families to Put Safety First This Halloween

AG Jeff Landry: It is imperative that families be extra vigilant and take the appropriate precautions to make certain Louisiana’s children remain out of harm’s way. I encourage parents and guardians to review the following safety tips and re-iterate them to their children.

  • 10/30/2020

Former Kaplan Officer Arrested For Child Sex Crimes

AG Jeff Landry: Crimes against children are some of the most heinous acts imaginable, and they are even more despicable when perpetrated by people in authority who are supposed to be protecting kids.

  • 10/29/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Petition for Speaker Clay Schexnayder

AG Jeff Landry: The Governor not only rejected attempts by one of his co-equal branches of government to provide input and oversight, but he also ignored the checks and balances that underpin our government. He then filed a lawsuit in an attempt to gain extraordinary powers unfounded in law.

  • 10/26/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds Confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

AG Jeff Landry: I trust that Justice Barrett will serve the American people with honor and distinction, continuing her impeccable judicial career - one that her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, would be proud of.

  • 10/24/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Statement on House Petition to Terminate the Public Health Emergency

AG Jeff Landry: The termination of emergency powers does not require any additional action other than the signed petition. Upon completion of the signed petition, the Governor is directed to issue a proclamation informing the public of the termination.

  • 10/22/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Participation In National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events

AG Jeff Landry: If you don’t properly dispose of your unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs in your home – they might find a new one. Don’t be a dealer; drop off your medicines on Saturday.

  • 10/21/2020

First Arrests Made in Push to Reduce COVID-19 Unemployment Fraud

AG Jeff Landry: While others may have been asleep at the wheel, we are not. We are here, we will find you, and we will prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law possible.

  • 10/20/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Sues Monopolist Google For Violating Antitrust Laws

AG Jeff Landry: Google has grown into a big tech monopoly that has stifled competition. Without competition, we do not have capitalism; and without capitalism, we do not have America. So I am proud to join Attorney General Bill Barr in this fight for America.

  • 10/19/2020

Monroe Couple Arrested For Child Exploitation

AG Jeff Landry: My office and I will continue doing everything we legally can to bring child predators to justice. We are grateful for our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners who assist us in protecting Louisiana children.

  • 10/19/2020

Jefferson Parish Man Extradited from Ohio to Face Internet Crimes Against Children Charges

AG Jeff Landry: I want to thank the Grove City Police Department and all our law enforcement partners for their assistance in this investigation. My office and I are committed to protecting children from those who wish to exploit them.

  • 10/19/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Statement on Perilloux Sentence

AG Jeff Landry: The road was not easy to travel, but today we finally arrived to justice for the young victims. I am proud of the hard work by AAG Matt Derbes, AAG Brooke Harris, and AAG Barry Milligan to ensure Mr. Perilloux was brought to justice.

  • 10/16/2020

Louisiana Cemetery Task Force to Hold Informational Meetings

AG Jeff Landry: I encourage anyone impacted to attend one of our informational meetings. We will be joined by officials from FEMA who can assist with the paperwork required for the reburial and repair of graves damaged by Hurricanes Laura or Delta.

  • 10/14/2020

Lafourche Parish Man Arrested on Child Exploitation Charges

AG Jeff Landry: Every time a sexual abuse image or video of a child is viewed, that child is re-victimized. My office and I will not tolerate these egregious crimes, and we will continue working hard to find, arrest, and prosecute child predators.

  • 10/13/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds House Passage of the Ka'Mauri Harrison Act

AG Jeff Landry: I thank Representative Romero and Chairman Garofalo for sponsoring this important students’ rights bill. Most importantly, I thank the bill's namesake - Ka'Mauri Harrison - who has shown courage and maturity well beyond his years. I now look forward to working with Senator Fields to secure a smooth passage through the upper chamber.

  • 10/5/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Mourns Death of Governor Mike Foster

AG Jeff Landry: While Governor Foster may be remembered by most as a conservative manager who steered Louisiana into a prosperous period, I will always cherish Mike as a trusted confidant whose guidance was invaluable. His honorable legacy will live forever; and I hope the citizens of Louisiana will join Sharon and me in prayer for the entire Foster family.

  • 10/2/2020

Suddenlink Services Disrupted by Hurricane Laura, Attorney General Jeff Landry Fighting for Customers Left in the Dark

AG Jeff Landry: Too many seniors have been unable to talk to their loved ones, too many students have been unable to virtually learn, and too many patients have been unable to receive telemedicine. They not only deserve answers, but they also should receive some guarantees that their issues will be resolved.

  • 10/1/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Leads Multistate Coalition Letter to Senate in Support of Amy Coney Barrett

AG Jeff Landry: I lead my fellow AG colleagues in calling on the Senate to fulfill its duty to the American people and immediately vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett. A Metairie native and St. Mary’s Dominican High School alumna, Judge Barrett embodies our State’s values and respect for the rule of law.

  • 9/29/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Meets with Ka’Mauri Harrison’s Family, Takes Next Step in Addressing Suspension Over BB Gun in Home

AG Jeff Landry: The Harrison family has basically been sent into a bureaucratic abyss for no reason and told there is no way out. The "adults in the room" failed Ka'Mauri when they unfairly punished him; I will not let them fail him again.

  • 9/26/2020

ACB Nomination: Attorney General Jeff Landry Praises Selection, Slams Anti-Catholic Bigotry

AG Jeff Landry: Judge Barrett honorably holds religious liberty as one of the most sacred rights enacted by our Founding Fathers – a position that has been unfairly attacked by hostile partisans who seem to want to apply a religious test to judicial nominees.

  • 9/25/2020

Citing Possible Constitutional Infringement, Attorney General Jeff Landry Launches Investigation into BB Gun Student Suspension

AG Jeff Landry: I have begun investigating this matter and plan to take action in defense of this young man and his family and all families who could suffer the same invasion of their homes and constitutional rights.