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Senate passes bills on illegal reentry, workers’ comp before end of week

Senate passes bills on illegal reentry, workers’ comp before end of week

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the end of the week in sight, the Missouri Senate churned out and passed several bills Thursday morning. Following a long night of debating and amendments over HB 130, a bill that would allow transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft to operate throughout the state, the Senate returned

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Supreme Court rules in favor of extending worker’s compensation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- The Missouri Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday in the affirmative on the Greer v. Sysco Food Services case, which could have serious implications in worker’s compensation law. The Greer decision found that the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission was justified in granting temporary total disability (TTD) benefits for a surgery Carl Greer, a


Workers’ compensation premiums to rise in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — Citing a rise in claims of over $500,000 and some changes to the Second Injury Fund, the National Council on Compensation Insurance is recommending workers’ compensation premiums should rise about 15 percent total in the coming year, according to the NCCI’s latest report to the Missouri Insurance Department. According to the

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This week in the House: April 29 – May 2

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The final few  weeks of session are busy for both chambers of the General Assembly. The House of Representatives took steps to move the 18 appropriations bills for the budget into conference committees with the Senate, the final barrier to passing the state budget for fiscal year 2014. The bodies will

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This week in the Senate: April 29 – May 2

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — The Senate had some late nights this week as the body moves to debate priorities of various members during the final few weeks of session. The Senate debated late into the night on Wednesday about legislation that would allow investor-owned utility companies to instate a surcharge for infrastructure. Senate President Pro