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WA: BIAW Submits Signatures to Place Privatization Initiative on November Ballot
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OLYMPIA, WA - The Bellingham Herald reports that the Building Industry Association of Washington and its backers have turned in an estimated 340,000 signatures to place Initiative 1082 on the November 2 ballot. The Initiative seeks voter approval for... Read More

AZ: Governor Signs Bill to Privatize SCF Arizona by 2013
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

PHOENIX, AZ - Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1045 which directs SCF Arizona to become a mutual insurance company by January 2013. Source: Phoenix Business Journal Read More

WA: Secretary of State Certifies Privatization Measure for Nov. 2 Ballot
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OLYMPIA, WA - The Bellingham Herald reports that the Secretary of State has certified Initiative 1082 for the November 2 ballot, and the Building Industry Association of Washinton's proposal to privatize workers' compensation insurance in the... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (12/17/2012)
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Study Finds Opt Out/Privatization a Significant Trend... Read More

CO: Pinnacol CEO Still Eyes Privatization for Insurer
Posted on 17 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

DENVER, CO - Pinnacol Assurance President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Ross said the insurer is still open to considering plans to privatize and thereby fully separate from the Colorado state government. Source: InsuranceNewsNet.com Read More

LA: Legislative Committee Delays Plan to Privatize State Office of Risk Management
Posted on 24 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BATON ROUGE, LA - The Times-Picayune reports that Governor Bobby Jindal is having problems pushing his plan to assign the workload of the state's Office of Risk Management, which handles claims related to state workers' compensation cases, property... Read More

WA: BIAW Files Initiative to Privatize Workers’ Comp
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OLYMPIA , WA –The Building Industry Association of Washington has filed an initiative with the Secretary of State allowing private insurers to compete with the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) to offer employers workers’... Read More

OH: Employers' Holdings Executive to Testify Before Ohio Competitive Workers' Comp Task Force
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Ann Nelson to Testify on Successful Privatization of Nevada State Fund, Offer Expert Insights into Benefits for Ohio COLUMBUS, OH - EMPLOYERS®, America's small business insurance specialist®, today announced that Ann W. Nelson , executive... Read More

The State of the State Compensation Funds
Posted on 17 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

This article examines recent challenges for state-backed workers' compensation insurance funds, including the recent attempts by state governments to tap into the funds to help meet state budget crises and various attempts to privatize state funds... Read More