June 23, 2021
General News

Jeff Landry hired political ally Shane Guidry, now reports $50K+ as board member for his company | Legislature

The close relationship between Attorney General Jeff Landry and his top political ally Shane Guidry recently added a new layer: Landry took a job on the board of Guidry’s oil services firm, Harvey Gulf.

Landry reported making between $50,000 and $100,000 in 2020 as an “independent board member” for Harvey Gulf, LLC, in his annual personal financial disclosure, filed this month with the Louisiana Board of Ethics. The company does not appear on Landry’s disclosures for previous years.

The newly-disclosed business relationship is one of several close ties between the attorney general and Guidry, who is among Landry’s top political donors and a close friend. It’s also unusual: while other statewide elected officials serve on nonprofit boards and have…

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