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Greg LaRose

Greg LaRose

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.

Louisiana to receive nearly $92 million for low-income utility bill assistance

By: - January 7, 2022

The White House announced Friday that Louisiana will receive $91.7 million for its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. In addition to a $50.3 annual allocation for the state, $41.4 million is from the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan. The money is available to qualifying homeowners and renters to help pay past-due bills and to avoid […]

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More than 30 years later, some things haven’t changed in Louisiana

By: - January 6, 2022

It would be great to tell you how much things have changed at the Capitol over three decades. But this doesn’t feel like the right moment to take a trip down nostalgia lane. Not when Louisiana still finds itself ranked at or near the bottom of so many indicators of progress