Buddy Caldwell

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Name: Buddy Caldwell
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Indicted judge stays on bench

A month after a state grand jury indicted Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King for allegedly lying about living in New Orleans when she qualified to run for the seat last year, the judge has returned to her job with no sign that the state Supreme Court plans ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Denham Springs man arrested for sex crimes against children

DENHAM SPRINGS – A Denham Springs man was arrested Wednesday on charges of multiple sex crimes against children, according to Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. ... [Published Livingston Parish News - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Sex, Crime, Buddy Caldwell
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bill passes state senate that would stop massive lawsuit against oil companies

Sen. Robert Adley, R-BentonBATON ROUGE – A bill that would undo an historic lawsuit against nearly 100 oil companies for coastal land loss has passed the Louisiana State Senate.SB553, sponsored by Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, would disallow flood protection ... [Published Louisiana Record - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bills to short-circuit judicial system

Critics of the lawsuits seeking restitution for the oil and gas industry’s damage to the state’s coast — particularly the suit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East against 97 companies — have focused largely on the message ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Attorney General Hood Joins Multi-State Discussion on Copper Theft

Attorney General Jim Hood, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper and representatives for Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell met in Memphis today for a roundtable discussion on the growing concern of ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Medicaid contractor investigations, suit slow going

Late in March 2013, news broke of a federal grand jury investigation into the award of a lucrative Louisiana Medicaid contract. In short order, Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration canceled the contract and the state health chief who signed the pact re ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ethics of lawyers, judges, political fundraisers

Tell me if this strikes anyone as problematic: On Feb. 27, more than 35 Baton Rouge attorneys hosted a fundraiser for 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark. One of the hosts, Wade Shows, is representing state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell ... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Caldwell lauds 1,000th fugitive arrest

BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE 8 News)— Louisiana's Fugitive Apprehension Unit created by Attorney General James D. "Buddy" Caldwell made the unit's 1,000th arrest Monday. Jason Lee Yates, 36, was apprehended in Grand Bay, Alabama, by FAU investigators and Mobile ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Landrieu takes aim at 'Jindal Gap' in Medicaid

Even though she's busy running her own race, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is lending a hand to the policy campaign being undertaken by state Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa.Nevers has filed Senate Bill 96 to force the state to accept $16 billion in federal Medicaid ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

LOGA vows to continue fight against AG over oil and gas lawsuit

Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Vice President Gifford Briggs said LOGA plans to push forward with a lawsuit it has filed against Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, who the association claims did not have authority to approve the hiring of private counsel ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

AG won’t offer advice on death

Frank Minyard, the city’s outgoing coroner, will get no guidance from state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell on how to proceed in the Henry Glover case.Minyard has been under pressure from Glover’s family and the local NAACP to officially record Glover’s ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Armed off-duty cops in bars: What do you think?

No fewer than four Louisiana lawmakers have filed legislation this year that seeks to allow off-duty law enforcement to bring their guns into bars and restaurantsthat serve alcohol. While the practice is technically illegal in Louisiana, according to ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Mar 28 2014]

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"this week's roundup would not have been possible if not for the help of the orleans, jefferson and east baton rouge parish sheriffs offices. with this heightened level of cooperation, our medicaid fraud control unit is achieving great results" Caldwell said
...refrigeration units, air conditioners, and irrigation systems has become an epidemic," says Louisiana Attorney General James D ‘Buddy Caldwell, "and could get worse as metal prices go higher. we four attorneys general in arkansas, tennessee, mississippi and louisiana are joining forces to crack down on the ease with which copper thieves operate. i've never seen cooperation across state lines this good which means citizens in our region will see better protection."
...1,000 fugitives in the six years since we built the Fugitive Apprehension Unit is a phenomenal achievement," says Attorney General Caldwell. "that's apprehending a fugitive just about every two days. i'm proud of our investigators with both fau and the cyber crime unit who find new ways every day in tracking dangerous offenders. we are also receiving an amazing level of teamwork and cooperation from law enforcement agencies across the country to bring these criminals to justice."

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Jeff Landry column: Eliminate 'buddy system' fo... [Published Monroe News Star - 13 hours ago]
Can Jindal scrap Core tests? [Published The Advocate - 18 hours ago]
Indicted judge stays on bench [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 19 2014]
Denham Springs man arrested for sex crimes agai... [Published Livingston Parish News - Apr 17 2014]
Child rape in Ascension among charges against D... [Published The Creole - Apr 17 2014]
Denham Springs man booked with multiple crimes ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 17 2014]
Medicaid fraud roundup nets 20 arrests [Published WBRZ-TV - Apr 16 2014]
20 Arrested in New Orleans for Medicaid Fraud [Published WGNO - Apr 16 2014]
Bill passes state senate that would stop massiv... [Published Louisiana Record - Apr 16 2014]
Bills to short-circuit judicial system [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Attorney General Hood Joins Multi-State Discuss... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 15 2014]
Law enforcement officials joining forces to cra... [Published WAFB - Apr 15 2014]
House members urge Jindal to drop Common Core t... [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Arkansas Attorney General Office : McDANIEL JOI... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Attorney General Hood Joins Multi-State Discuss... [Published WCBI - Apr 14 2014]
Louisiana Republican, Louisiana Democrat; what'... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 14 2014]
Lawmakers seeking ways to get out of PARCC exam [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 09 2014]
Minyard leaves cause of death in Glover case as... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Apr 07 2014]
Medicaid contractor investigations, suit slow g... [Published The Advocate - Apr 06 2014]
Ethics of lawyers, judges, political fundraisers [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 04 2014]
Bill to derail levee suit moves to Senate [Published The Advocate - Apr 04 2014]
3 men arrested for separate incidents of online... [Published WAFB - Apr 04 2014]
Caldwell lauds 1,000th fugitive arrest [Published KNOE TV8 - Apr 02 2014]
Tallulah remembers Mayor Eddie Beckwith [Published KNOE TV8 - Apr 02 2014]
Two Lafayette attorneys face conspiracy charges... [Published The Advocate - Apr 02 2014]
Mary Landrieu takes aim at 'Jindal Gap' in Medi... [Published Houma Today - Apr 02 2014]
Coroner: No new evidence to reclassify Henry Gl... [Published WWL-TV - Apr 01 2014]
Ex-govs agree on worth of lawsuit [Published The Advocate - Apr 01 2014]
Crews capture video of sinkhole swallowing more... [Published WAFB - Apr 01 2014]
Senate panel OKs bill targeting levee board con... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Apr 01 2014]
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