Take Two Aspirin

In the closing hours of the legislative session, the eyes of Sacramento, much of California, and possibility parts of the world were on Senate Bill 350, the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015.

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New Faces Heading CA Legislature’s Key Workers’ Comp Committees

The key policy committees that oversee proposed workers’ comp legislation in both the Assembly and Senate will be under new leadership this year and include a host of new members. The Assembly Insurance Committee is being headed up by second-term Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim), while newly-elected Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will take over the helm … Read More »

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Workers’ Comp Reform Deal At Hand

Workers’ Comp Executive Exclusive The long awaited deal between big labor and big business to cut workers’ comp costs while raising benefits for injured workers is reportedly at hand, but those close to the negotiations are waiting until it is out in bill form before commenting in detail.  Still, they say the final provisions shouldn’t … Read More »

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Return-to-Work Already out of the Gate

The new Legislature is wasting no time in introducing bills after being sworn in last week. And workers’ comp is right at the front of the line. Amy Brown, a lobbyist with Dimare, Va Vleck & Brown, tells the California Workers’ Comp Defense Attorneys Association that 26 new legislators are flooding Sacramento, and with this … Read More »

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News Digest 9/2/2008

Poizner Is Silver Lining for Golden State GOP While the Democrats still control both houses of the California Legislature, there is a silver lining for the California GOP: Gov. Schwarzenegger … Read More »

News Digest 6/5/2008

Wyoming Legislators Mull Worker-Friendly System Changes After listening to two days of testimony, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee devises a list of possible areas … Read More »

News Digest 5/6/2008

Garden State Lawmakers Mull Workers’ Comp in Response to Series The New Jersey Legislature returns with a slate of more than a dozen committees taking on issues that include workers’ … Read More »

News Digest 3/27/2008

Editorial: Sooner State Senate Should OK Workers’ Comp Judges The Oklahoma Legislature is considering whether to give Oklahomans the chance to vote on whether the governor’s appointments and reappointments to … Read More »