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In economic news:

Southern Business & Development magazine ranked Louisiana No. 1 for the ninth consecutive year as the Southern state claiming the most economic development project wins per capita.

In local news:

LWCC, LUBA Workers’ Comp, and Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company were all listed in the Baton Rouge Business Report’s “Top 100 Private Companies” for 2017.

In neighboring news:

The Texas Tribune reports that a local legislator in that state is trying to roll back agreed-upon worker protections for large commercial construction projects in Austin.

In local news:

A North Louisiana company has won a prestigious national safety award due to its utilization of a program provided by the LWC.

In regulatory news:

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine encourages the FDA to review the pros and cons of opioids, including social effects.

Rise of the Next Generation: ULM Summer Interns at Comp Companies on their Experience

The last decade has witnessed a near-constant refrain among industry experts that insurance is quickly becoming an aging sector. On a local level, the University of Louisiana Monroe’s (ULM) Department of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) is hard at work to fill the gap, under the leadership of Christine Berry, Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance.