Monthly Archives: March 2019

In local news:

Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statement on Louisiana’s personal income growth, which was 4.5 percent for the fourth quarter of 2018 and 3.8 percent for the year, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

In industry news:

Valen Analytics, an Insurity company, recently reported the growth of its data consortium to $90.5 billion across all standard Property and Casualty lines, up from $67 billion in 2018.

In local news:

LSU AgCenter and its grow partner GB Sciences have received approval from the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to move into its main growing facility, in the latest move in the ongoing push to finally get medical marijuana to Louisiana patients.

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards and LHC Group Chairman and CEO Keith Myers joined state, local and federal officials to break ground on the home health company’s $46 million Lafayette home office expansion.

In medical news:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released an additional $487 million to supplement first-year funding through its State Opioid Response (SOR) grant program.

In economic news:

In 2018, women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median weekly earnings of $789, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In industry news:

WCRI and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently announced they will host a free, one-hour webinar on Thursday, April 18th, 2019, at 12 PM CT.