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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is still insisting on shaving workers' comp costs, but as Illinois nears the end of its second fiscal year without a budget House Democrats have passed their own versions of reform, which observers expect will never make into law.
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A bill to bring Florida workers' compensation law into compliance with two state Supreme Court decisions was transmitted to the Senate Thursday after passing the House 82-37 the day before.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that the agency will soon dispense the first round of grants authorized by the 21st Century Cures Act to fight opioid addiction.
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A bill that would remove a requirement that ombudsmen in the Texas Office of Injured Employee Counsel have at least one year of workers’ compensation experience is now in the state Senate after passing the House of Representatives last week.
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The Hawaii House of Representatives passed a bill that would appropriate an additional $2.4 million for the Department of Human Resources Development to cover workers’ compensation costs for the current fiscal year.
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The Missouri House Special Committee on Employment Security has voted to pass a bill setting the order in which fallen first responders' family members can collect $25,000 in workers' compensation death benefits.
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The Hawaii House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow injured workers to bring a chaperone to medical appointments and record conversations with providers conducting exams ordered by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.