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Governor Granholm Announces Appointments and Reappointments to Workers' Compensation Appellate Commission and Workers’ Compensation Qualifications Advisory Committee

LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm has announced the following appointments: WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPELLATE COMMISSION Murray A. Gorchow, of Oakland County, is appointed for a term commencing October 1, 2009 and expiring September 30,...

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New York Senate Confirms Governor Paterson’s Nomination of James Wrynn as Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department Superintendent

ALBANY, NY - The New York State Senate has unanimously confirmed Governor David A. Paterson's nomination of James J. Wrynn as the 40th Superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department. Wrynn has served as Acting Superintendent since August...

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CA: State Compensation Insurance Fund Selects Coyne as New Chief Information Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - State Compensation Insurance Fund announced the selection of internationally respected technology professional Shaun Coyne as its new Chief Information Officer. Coyne will lead State Fund’s drive to build its Information Technology...

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Florida Governor Crist Appoints Neal P. Pitts to Serve as Judge of Compensation Claims

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Governor Charlie Crist has announced the appointment of Neal P. Pitts of Orlando as Judge of Compensation Claims, succeeding Ivy Cream Harris. “Neal has a wide diversity of experience in the law, including extensive employment...

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CA: New Commissioner Appointed to Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation

OAKLAND, CA -- The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) announces that Faith D. Culbreath has been appointed to the Commission by Speaker of the Assembly Karen Bass. Her appointment is effective September 10, 2009. ...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Proposals of Interim Committee Studying Pinnacol Assurance (9/18/2009)

DENVER, CO - The Interim Committee to Study Issues Related to Pinnacol Assurance has proposed legislation that would help injured workers and provide controls over Pinnacol and the workers' comp insurance industry as a whole.