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Arizona House Bans Cities from Requiring Fire Sprinklers in Big Bars
The Arizona House has voted to ban cities and counties from enforcing new national fire code standards requiring large restaurants and nightclubs that serve alcohol to install fire sprinklers. The proposal from Republican Rep. Travis Grantham was pushed by the …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 8:50 PM
USDA’s Wildfire Indemnity Program Offers Possible Drought Assistance for California Farmers
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced additional disaster assistance available to agricultural producers, including producers impacted by drought and excess moisture as well as sugar beet growers. California officials are bracing for the potential of another drought and an …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 8:45 PM
California Bill Aimed at Property Insurance in Communities Investing in Wildfire Prevention
Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Marin County, has introduced Assembly Bill 3258, which would require property insurance providers to take into consideration local government investments in wildfire prevention when determining insurance rates. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and a group of Legislators …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 8:38 PM
New Florida Law Ensures Police Officers Can Park Marked Vehicles at Home
Some Florida law enforcement officers have been told they aren’t allowed to park their marked cars at home, but that’s about to change. One of the first bills in the 2020 legislative session signed into law will ensure no homeowners …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:55 PM
Tennessee Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal by Drug Makers in Opioid Suit
The Tennessee Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from pharmaceutical companies asking to be dismissed as defendants in an opioid lawsuit. The suit was filed in Campbell County in 2017 by six Tennessee district attorneys whose districts are along the …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:49 PM
Trucking Can Be Deadly. And Not Just For Truckers.: Viewpoint
Of the major industries for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported workplace fatality rates for 2018, truck transportation was the most dangerous, with 28 deaths per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers. To be sure, there are jobs more dangerous than driving …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:44 PM
Update on Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery
The newly appointed U.S. official charged with overseeing disaster recovery in Puerto Rico said this week that while the pace of federally funded projects to help hurricane and earthquake victims has quickened, he’s worried about long term efforts. The comments …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:33 PM
Insurtech: It’s not Just for Carriers Anymore
Until recently, insurtech not only was perceived as a competitive threat to independent agents, there was little startup activity dedicated to tackling the operational needs of insurance agents and brokers. That’s not the case anymore, according to one industry professional …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:16 PM
Missouri Senate Backs New Limits on Punitive Damages
Missouri’s Republican-led Senate swiftly advanced a bill tightening standards for punitive damages in liability lawsuits after an all-night filibuster by Democrats successfully blocked a separate bill limiting lawsuits over asbestos-related illnesses. Democrats, who had opposed previous versions of the punitive …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:06 PM
Illinois Limousine Service to Pay $30K to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit
M&M Limousine Service in Des Plaines, Ill., will pay a deaf job applicant $30,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged M&M Limousine with violating federal discrimination law …

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2020 5:05 PM

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