BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Republican Party’s leadership took the unusual step of endorsing Attorney General Jeff Landry for governor in 2023, before any other candidates have officially entered what is expected to be a competitive race among high-ranking GOP politicians.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has officially launched his bid for governor in a highly-anticipated gubernatorial race to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards next year.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana state Rep. John Stefanski, a Republican, announced his 2023 bid for Attorney General on Monday.
Stefanski chairs the House and Governmental Affairs Committee, which was recently at the center of a contentious redistricting battle.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Debate over Louisiana's abortion ban seeped into a state Bond Commission meeting as members have voted once again this week withhold approval of a future $39 million credit line — for a critical New Orleans area power plant project — amid city leaders' opposition to enforcing the ban.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday denied an appeal filed by plaintiffs in the ongoing legal battle over the state’s abortion ban, allowing the ban to stay in effect.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Staff at Louisiana’s abortion clinics spent Monday calling patients to cancel procedures and direct them to resources in other states as Louisiana’s near total abortion ban is once-again in effect.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Five days after a state judge blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s abortion ban, the same judge on Tuesday denied a motion by state officials to suspend the ruling while they pursue an appeal.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A day after a state judge blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s abortion ban, state officials asked the same judge to suspend his own ruling while they pursue an appeal.
Lawyers for state Attorney General Jeff Landry and health secretary Courtney Phillips filed the request Friday in Baton Rouge.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana authorities have once again been blocked from enforcing a near total ban on abortion, this time under a judge's order released Tuesday by a state court in the capital.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana teacher who pleaded guilty to tainting cupcakes with her ex-husband’s bodily fluids and feeding them to school children was sentenced Friday to 41 years in prison.
GREENSBURG, La. (AP) — The leader of the governing body of a south Louisiana parish has been arrested on charges of bribery and malfeasance in office.
St. Helena Parish Police Jury President Frank Johnson was arrested Monday, the Louisiana Attorney General's Office said.