In local news:

The 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature officially began yesterday and must conclude by June 6th. Lawmakers failed to fully resolve the budget gap for this year (and next) during the Special Session that ended last week, so revenue and spending woes are set to continue to dominate work in the Capitol. However, several workers’ comp bills were pre-filed and set to start their journey, including one on adopting an ODG formulary and one amending the financial solvency and enforcement rules for group self-insurance funds.

Get the rundown on the current crop of legislation from Comp Blog here.

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