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Lafayette lawmaker resigns to work for LA Secretary of State

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 15:03:32-04

BATON ROUGE — State lawmaker Nancy Landry of Lafayette has quit her post to become chief of staff for Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, according to our media partners at The Advocate.

Officials said Wednesday that Landry resigned her House job on Tuesday to began work with the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office.

The paper reports that she began work the same day as her resignation.

According to The Advocate, Landry, a Republican, was term limited in the House and had expressed interest in becoming the new chief clerk for the House.

Landry will be paid $130,000 per year in her new position.