Greg Larose

Greg Larose

Greg LaRose is the editor of the Louisiana Illuminator. He's covered news for more than 30 years in Louisiana. Before coming to the Illuminator, he was the chief investigative reporter for WDSU-TV in New Orleans. He previously led the government and politics team for The Times-Picayune |, and was editor in chief at New Orleans CityBusiness.

Louisiana Conservative Caucus bemoans limited scope of insurance special session

By: - January 25, 2023

State lawmakers in the Louisiana Conservative Caucus said Tuesday it’s “unfortunate” that next week’s special session to address the homeowner’s insurance crisis will be limited to just one proposal. They say the seven-day session won’t result in lower policy premiums for the people who need it most. Gov. John Bel Edwards’ call for the special session, […]

Louisiana Legislature overrides Gov. Edwards’ veto of congressional map

By: and - March 31, 2022

The shape of Louisiana’s congressional districts will likely be decided in a federal court now that the Republican-led state Legislature has overridden Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ veto of a map that limits the state to one majority-Black district out of six in the U.S. House of Representatives. Edwards and voters’ rights groups have said […]