Greg LaRose, Louisiana Illuminator
Greg LaRose has covered news for more than 30 years in Louisiana. Before coming to the Louisiana 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 | NOLA.com, and was editor in chief at New Orleans CityBusiness. Greg's other career stops include Tiger Rag, South Baton Rouge Journal, the Covington News Banner, Louisiana Radio Network and multiple radio stations.
Another Louisiana Republican joins U.S. House speaker fray
By: Greg LaRose, Louisiana Illuminator - October 23, 2023
The list of U.S. House Republicans interested in becoming speaker grew Saturday when Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson announced he intends to submit his name for the post. At least six other GOP members have said in statements or on social media that they are interested in the job. A growing field of contenders has assembled […]
Three-judge panel in U.S. appeals court hears arguments in abortion pill case
By: Jennifer Shutt and Greg LaRose, Louisiana Illuminator - May 18, 2023
NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court panel quizzed lawyers during oral arguments Wednesday over a Texas judge’s decision that could end access to the abortion pill nationwide. Observers see the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals as a legal way station for the case, in which anti-abortion groups sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, […]
What would MLK think about America in 2022?
By: Greg LaRose, Louisiana Illuminator - January 17, 2022
It’s certainly no coincidence that debate over the most significant piece of voting rights legislation in more than a generation is coming to a head as we celebrate the holiday dedicated to the United States’ preeminent civil rights icon. While it’s a stretch to call the prevailing politically hued conjecture over the John Lewis Voting […]