BREAKING: Bill Cassidy Endorses Jeff Landry For Governor
In a significant political development, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) officially announced his endorsement of Attorney General Jeff Landry for the position of governor of Louisiana on Monday, July 31. Dr. Cassidy expressed his admiration for the other candidates in the race, many of whom he considers friends. However, he emphasized that during his travels across the state, Jeff Landry stood out as the candidate who connected with people from all corners of Louisiana.
Both Cassidy and Landry share common goals, including making flood insurance more affordable and directing resources toward restoring the state's coastline. Additionally, they are united in their strong support for positioning Louisiana as a leader in the new energy economy, with the potential to generate thousands of high-paying jobs. Recognizing the importance of mental health services, they are also in agreement on the need for improved access to such services in the state.
As the endorsement comes from a prominent figure within the Republican party, it is likely to have a significant impact on the upcoming gubernatorial race, shaping the dynamics of the political landscape in Louisiana.