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The Globe and Mail
Alberta’s Sunshine List offers clear look at public sector salariesThe Alberta government has for the first time unveiled compensation packages fo
Alberta’s Sunshine List offers clear look at public sector salaries
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
The Alberta government has for the first time unveiled compensation packages for board members and executives at the province’s agencies, boards and commissions – a series of lists that show the top boss at the Workers’ Compensation Board took home... Read more
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Ventura County Star
In approving new budget, Ventura officials say city needs more revenueto pay for police costs and 18 percent pays for fire costs. It includes $1.5 m
In approving new budget, Ventura officials say city needs more revenue
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 hours ago
to pay for police costs and 18 percent pays for fire costs. It includes $1.5 million in increased retirement benefits and workers' compensation benefits, and $4.1 million in salary, electricity, animal control and fleet maintenance increases,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Supreme Court finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancerMacFarlane, who worked at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at
Supreme Court finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancer
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
MacFarlane, who worked at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the lab who developed breast cancer. The Workers' Compensation Board originally denied their applications for compensation benefits on the grounds their breast... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Head of Workers’ Compensation Board in Alberta earned almost $900K last yearNew salary disclosures from the Alberta government reveal that the head of the
Head of Workers’ Compensation Board in Alberta earned almost $900K last year
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
New salary disclosures from the Alberta government reveal that the head of the Workers’ Compensation Board took home almost $900,000 last year. The salary for Guy Kerr, posted online by the province, shows he was paid $742,000 in base salary along... Read more
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Business Insurance
The BI Top 10Concerns about workers compensation policies sold by a Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
The BI Top 10
Business Insurance / Posted 11 hours ago
Concerns about workers compensation policies sold by a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. unit and Walt Disney Co.’s public relations struggles after an alligator attack are among Business Insurance's top 10 most read features. READ THE LAST ROUNDUP OF TOP 10... Read more
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Mission City Record
B.C. women win breast cancer appeal at Supreme Court of Canadawho worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the
B.C. women win breast cancer appeal at Supreme Court of Canada
Mission City Record / Posted 11 hours ago
who worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the lab who developed breast cancer. The Workers' Compensation Board originally denied their applications for compensation benefits on the grounds their breast... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Supreme Court rules in favour of lab workers claiming workplace cancerThe Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of three British Columbia medic
Supreme Court rules in favour of lab workers claiming workplace cancer
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of three British Columbia medical workers who argued they developed breast cancer as a result of their jobs. The cases involve Katrina Hammer, Patricia Schmidt and Anne MacFarlane, who worked in a lab... Read more
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BC Local News
Supreme Court finds in favour of Mission medical workers claiming workplace cancerwho worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the
Supreme Court finds in favour of Mission medical workers claiming workplace cancer
BC Local News / Posted 12 hours ago
who worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the lab who developed breast cancer. The Workers' Compensation Board originally denied their applications for compensation benefits on the grounds their breast... Read more
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The Courier
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for large
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'
The Courier / Posted 12 hours ago
An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for largely unsuccessful or unfinished legal work by Slater & Gordon has described his treatment as "beyond a joke". An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort County schools think they’ve found the answer to empty classroomsNext school year, principals will only have to make one call to get substitute
Beaufort County schools think they’ve found the answer to empty classrooms
Island Packet / Posted 12 hours ago
Next school year, principals will only have to make one call to get substitute teachers into their empty classrooms. Source4Teachers will do the rest. The Atlanta-based company will begin managing the Beaufort County School District’s substitute... Read more
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CTV News
SCC finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancerwho worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the
SCC finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancer
CTV News / Posted 12 hours ago
who worked in a lab at Mission Memorial Hospital, were among seven women at the lab who developed breast cancer. The Workers' Compensation Board originally denied their applications for compensation benefits on the grounds their breast... Read more
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The Border Mail
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for large
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'
The Border Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for largely unsuccessful or unfinished legal work by Slater & Gordon has described his treatment as "beyond a joke". An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than... Read more
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The Border Mail
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for large
Injured worker says Slater & Gordon's $50,000 bill 'a joke'
The Border Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than $50,000 for largely unsuccessful or unfinished legal work by Slater & Gordon has described his treatment as "beyond a joke". An injured supermarket worker who received bills of more than... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business Briefsbusiness and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil li
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 21 hours ago
business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, eminent domain, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Since 1924, Henderson Franklin has... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram City finalizes budgetTORRINGTON � The Torrington City Council approved the third and final reading o
The Torrington Telegram City finalizes budget
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 21 hours ago
TORRINGTON � The Torrington City Council approved the third and final reading of the fiscal year 2017 budget at its meeting Tuesday evening. The total budget decreased by nearly $3.75 million, or more than 11 percent, compared to FY16. * The total... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie names 19 nominees, including Saddle River attorneyTRENTON – Governor Christie nominated on Thursday Bruce M. Meisel, a Saddle Riv
Christie names 19 nominees, including Saddle River attorney
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
TRENTON – Governor Christie nominated on Thursday Bruce M. Meisel, a Saddle River attorney, for reappointment as a public board member of NJ Transit. Meisel was one of 19 people the governor nominated for various positions, including Superior Court... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Lyft lawsuit: Drivers may get $27 millionA federal judge gave preliminary approval Thursday to a $27 million settlement
Lyft lawsuit: Drivers may get $27 million
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
A federal judge gave preliminary approval Thursday to a $27 million settlement for 163,000 current and former California drivers for the ride-hailing company Lyft Inc., an agreement that increases their protection against dismissals but fails to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner vows no more money for CPS in stop-gap budget dealbe done." Rauner blamed the loss of the GE headquarters on the Legislature's u
Rauner vows no more money for CPS in stop-gap budget deal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
be done." Rauner blamed the loss of the GE headquarters on the Legislature's unwillingness to lower corporate costs — both workers' compensation and taxes. After dealing with such a situation in its current home in Connecticut, the corporate giant... Read more
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The Columbian
Barrett stock climbs despite $8M Q1 lossBarrett Business Services Inc. posted an $8 million quarterly loss on Wednesday
Barrett stock climbs despite $8M Q1 loss
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Barrett Business Services Inc. posted an $8 million quarterly loss on Wednesday, but investors didn’t seem to mind, sending the Vancouver company’s stock price up $3.35 to end the day at $42.18. The company, which provides human resources services... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Racetrack owner: Contract dispute between him, brewfest produceralso said he intends to seek legal action against Soler. In response to an inq
Racetrack owner: Contract dispute between him, brewfest producer
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
also said he intends to seek legal action against Soler. In response to an inquiry, Stephen Monohan, director of DOL's Workers' Compensation & Safety division, wrote in an email on Wednesday that he is unable to comment on open... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Wounded deputy gets $1,500 to help with health insuranceCHAPPELL (AP) — A Deuel County sheriff’s deputy who lost his family health insu
Wounded deputy gets $1,500 to help with health insurance
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted yesterday
CHAPPELL (AP) — A Deuel County sheriff’s deputy who lost his family health insurance after he was shot four times while serving arrest warrants will get $1,500 from the county. Mike Hutchinson said Tuesday that he’ll use the one-time stipend to buy... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eric to Bruce: Now is not the time for demandsyou will sit down and negotiate a compromise on taxes and spending, you said, y
Eric to Bruce: Now is not the time for demands
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
you will sit down and negotiate a compromise on taxes and spending, you said, you must see business-friendly changes to the workers' compensation laws, cost-saving alterations to our state pension programs and a lifting of state controls over labor... Read more
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Business Wire
The Dominican Republic Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2016life and non-life insurers are permitted to operate accident and health insuran
The Dominican Republic Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2016
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
life and non-life insurers are permitted to operate accident and health insurance business. - Motor third-party liability, workers' compensation and public health insurance are compulsory. - Non-admitted insurers are not permitted in the Dominican... Read more
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Deseret News
Worthy of celebration: 99-year history of workers’ safety in UtahIn 2013, the Utah state legislature passed a resolution that designated the fou
Worthy of celebration: 99-year history of workers’ safety in Utah
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
In 2013, the Utah state legislature passed a resolution that designated the fourth week of June as Utah Workplace Safety Week. This year, during the week of June 20, many employers and other organizations throughout Utah celebrate and encourage... Read more
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Business Insurance
Workers comp opt-out law under fire in Dillard's caseare starting to roll in on behalf of an injured worker who was denied benefits
Workers comp opt-out law under fire in Dillard's case
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
are starting to roll in on behalf of an injured worker who was denied benefits under Oklahoma's opt-out law. The Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Commission in February ruled in Jonnie Yvonne Vasquez v. Dillard's Inc. that provisions of the state's... Read more
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Officer.com
Wounded Nebraska Deputy Gets Insurance Helparrest warrant in Big Springs in December. All of his medical bills related to
Wounded Nebraska Deputy Gets Insurance Help
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
arrest warrant in Big Springs in December. All of his medical bills related to the shooting have been paid by the county's workers' compensation insurance carrier, but he fell off the county's group plan for family coverage on May 31 after it... Read more
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Orange County Register
Seven from O.C. arrested in health fraud sweepA Laguna Beach psychiatrist and six other Orange County residents have been cha
Seven from O.C. arrested in health fraud sweep
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
A Laguna Beach psychiatrist and six other Orange County residents have been charged with participating in Southern California health fraud schemes that bilked government insurance programs of more than $125 million, prosecutors said Wednesday. In... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Racetrack owner: Contract dispute between him, brewfest produceralso said he intends to seek legal action against Soler. In response to an inq
Racetrack owner: Contract dispute between him, brewfest producer
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
also said he intends to seek legal action against Soler. In response to an inquiry, Stephen Monohan, director of DOL's Workers' Compensation & Safety division, wrote in an email on Wednesday that he is unable to comment on open... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
County manager re-elected to boardStaff report Curry County Manager Lance Pyle was re-elected to the New Mexico
County manager re-elected to board
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Staff report Curry County Manager Lance Pyle was re-elected to the New Mexico County Insurance Authority’s workers’ compensation pool board on Wednesday during the 80th annual conference of the New Mexico Association of Counties held in... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
KY Attorney General to sue governor to stop reorganization of boardsFRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he will file
KY Attorney General to sue governor to stop reorganization of boards
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he will file suit against Gov. Matt Bevin in Franklin Circuit Court over his actions to reorganize the University of Louisville Board of Trustees and the Kentucky Retirement Systems... Read more
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Business Insurance
Effectiveness of long-term opioid use in questionA growing awareness of risks associated with long-term opioid use combined with
Effectiveness of long-term opioid use in question
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
A growing awareness of risks associated with long-term opioid use combined with questions about the drugs' effectiveness has caused them to be prescribed less in some states, according to a new study by the Workers Compensation Research... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Brewfest staff say racetrack owner didn't payweeks ago, Signore said, but no one ever received payment. Two separate compla
Brewfest staff say racetrack owner didn't pay
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
weeks ago, Signore said, but no one ever received payment. Two separate complaints have been filed with the state agency's Workers' Compensation and Safety and Wage & Hour divisions. Signore said, in addition to filing complaints, he intends to... Read more
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Business Insurance
Workers comp opt-out law under fire in Dillard's caseDespite Dillard’s Inc.’s objection, amicus curiae briefs are starting to roll i
Workers comp opt-out law under fire in Dillard's case
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
Despite Dillard’s Inc.’s objection, amicus curiae briefs are starting to roll in on behalf of an injured worker who was denied benefits under Oklahoma’s opt-out law. The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission in February ruled in Jonnie Yvonne... Read more
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The Daily Record
Md. high court: Net income controls workers’ comp for solosCourt of Appeals rejects gross-revenue argument Maryland’s high court ruled un
Md. high court: Net income controls workers’ comp for solos
The Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Court of Appeals rejects gross-revenue argument Maryland’s high court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the “average weekly wage” of sole proprietors who elect coverage under the state’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Former Penticton fire chief files lawsuit against the cityFormer Penticton Fire Chief Wayne Williams has launched a civil claim against t
Former Penticton fire chief files lawsuit against the city
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Former Penticton Fire Chief Wayne Williams has launched a civil claim against the City of Penticton, stating he was wrongfully dismissed. Williams said the circumstances surrounding his termination caused him "mental distress and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson paying $40k per year to family of firefighter from Emerson who died after getting hurt on the jobPATERSON – City officials have agreed to pay $773 per week to the family of Sco
Paterson paying $40k per year to family of firefighter from Emerson who died after getting hurt on the job
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
PATERSON – City officials have agreed to pay $773 per week to the family of Scott Rogow, a firefighter who died in 2012, three years after he suffered injuries at a fire scene, according to municipal records. The payments, which amount to about... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Former Penticton fire chief files lawsuit against the cityFormer Penticton Fire Chief Wayne Williams has launched a civil claim against t
Former Penticton fire chief files lawsuit against the city
Penticton Western News / Posted 2 days ago
Former Penticton Fire Chief Wayne Williams has launched a civil claim against the City of Penticton, stating he was wrongfully dismissed. Williams said the circumstances surrounding his termination caused him "mental distress and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
KY Attorney General to sue governor to stop reorganization of boardsFRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he will file
KY Attorney General to sue governor to stop reorganization of boards
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he will file suit against Gov. Matt Bevin in Franklin Circuit Court over his actions to reorganize the University of Louisville Board of Trustees and the Kentucky Retirement Systems... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson paying $347K to family of firefighter from Emerson who died after getting hurt on the jobPATERSON – City officials have agreed to pay $347,850 to the family of Scott Ro
Paterson paying $347K to family of firefighter from Emerson who died after getting hurt on the job
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
PATERSON – City officials have agreed to pay $347,850 to the family of Scott Rogow a firefighter who died in 2012, three years after he suffered injuries at a fire scene, according to municipal records. The city also will pay Rogow’s family $773 per... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Networx: Write a contract with a Home Improvement Contractor Posted Jun. 22, 2016 at 10:36 AM Home improvement can be a complicated busin
Networx: Write a contract with a Home Improvement Contractor
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Jun. 22, 2016 at 10:36 AM Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Networx: Write a contract with a Home Improvement Contractor Posted Jun. 22, 2016 at 11:36 AM Home improvement can be a complicated busin
Networx: Write a contract with a Home Improvement Contractor
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Jun. 22, 2016 at 11:36 AM Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as... Read more
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CNBC
The real problem with the GOP's Obamacare replacementWhen families put together a spending plan, it used to be that rent or a mortga
The real problem with the GOP's Obamacare replacement
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
When families put together a spending plan, it used to be that rent or a mortgage consumed the largest portion of the family budget. In today's economy, however, healthcare is quickly becoming the largest expense. An employer-sponsored health plan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gov. Rauner continues to make Illinois' bad situation worseThe Tribune Editorial Board once again seeks to lionize Gov. Bruce Rauner’s act
Gov. Rauner continues to make Illinois' bad situation worse
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The Tribune Editorial Board once again seeks to lionize Gov. Bruce Rauner’s actions as “Governor of Downstate Illinois” in its Tuesday editorial. He is “the governor who won’t back down.” True, as demonstrated by his partisan preconditions to... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Green Mountain Brewfest staff say racetrack owner didn't payweeks ago, Signore said, but no one ever received payment. Two separate compla
Green Mountain Brewfest staff say racetrack owner didn't pay
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
weeks ago, Signore said, but no one ever received payment. Two separate complaints have been filed with the state agency's Workers' Compensation and Safety and Wage & Hour divisions. Signore said, in addition to filing complaints, he intends to... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw spends nearly $500,000 on city insurance policiesSAGINAW, MI — Saginaw is spending nearly $500,000 to insure the city for the up
Saginaw spends nearly $500,000 on city insurance policies
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw is spending nearly $500,000 to insure the city for the upcoming fiscal year. The total expense of $490,817 was approved by City Council at its Monday, June 20, meeting. The new insurance policies cover the city from July 1... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Middletown continues exploration of alternate garbage collection methodsWednesday, June 22, 2016 MIDDLETOWN – Mayor Joseph DeStefano would like to see
Middletown continues exploration of alternate garbage collection methods
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 MIDDLETOWN – Mayor Joseph DeStefano would like to see Middletown change its method of garbage pickup to save the city money before the middle of next year. The common council heard a proposal for a proposal that the mayor... Read more
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Marengo Farmside
Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance companyMarengo Guns learned over the weekend in a letter that West Bend Mutual Insuran
Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance company
Marengo Farmside / Posted 2 days ago
Marengo Guns learned over the weekend in a letter that West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. would no longer provide its liability insurance as of August. The store posted the news on its Facebook page and encouraged gun owners to contact the company in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton library tax increase approvedin 2012-13 to reflect the library's submitted budget. But the tax didn't cover
Easton library tax increase approved
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
in 2012-13 to reflect the library's submitted budget. But the tax didn't cover some services, including payroll services, workers' compensation insurance and liability insurance. The school district made up the difference of about $550,000 — out... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'The goalpost keeps moving farther away'CHAMPAIGN — Two Democratic state lawmakers Tuesday evening portrayed Gov. Bruce
'The goalpost keeps moving farther away'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Two Democratic state lawmakers Tuesday evening portrayed Gov. Bruce Rauner as a tough negotiator whose tactics have made it difficult to reach a budget resolution. State Sen. Scott Bennett of Champaign and Rep. Carol Ammons of Urbana met... Read more
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Business Insurance
Berkshire unit's comp snafu puts insurers under the microscopeThe California Department of Insurance said it is looking into whether workers
Berkshire unit's comp snafu puts insurers under the microscope
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
The California Department of Insurance said it is looking into whether workers compensation insurers are selling unfiled policies and rates. The California Department of Insurance said it is looking into whether workers compensation insurers are... Read more
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