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Call for moderators for PRIMA's 2012 Annual Conference!
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PRIMA is looking for individuals to moderate sessions at their 2012 Annual Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Moderating is a great and easy way to get involved and network at the conference. Prospective volunteers can choose which sessions they would prefer to moderate from the 2012 session schedule and submit their preferences to PRIMA's Education Department.

If you would like to assist PRIMA at the 2012 Annual Conference by moderating in Nashville, contact Jessica Konrath at 703.253.1261 or at

States RRG - Your Partner in Protection

Proudly celebrating 25 years, States is an excess liability program available exclusively to U.S. public entities. We provide broad-form coverage for our insureds, who are also the member-owners of the Company. Offering policy limits of $10 million or more – States is the insurer of choice for our Partner members. MORE

What's driving the backlash against traffic cameras
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Have you ever opened your mail and found a traffic ticket sticking you with a not-so-small fine? If so, your reaction might well have been, "What the [expletive]?" Then maybe you looked carefully at the enclosed photo and realized the vehicle shown (allegedly) running a red light or speeding was, in fact, yours. More

City targets cab companies who hire dangerous drivers
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Chicago taxi companies have evaded punishment for hiring dangerous drivers, a Tribune investigation found, despite longstanding laws that impose fines on cab companies who hire repeat offenders. In one case, cab driver Rida Lemghari's 46 citations over five years — he was found liable in 33 cases — were apparently not enough to dissuade cab companies from handing him the keys. More

The Best Time to Train

Don’t wait for adverse conditions. Offer drivers a seasonal tune up BEFORE they need it, and next winter reduce the expenses you saw THIS winter. MORE

Cincinnati liable for $110 million in workers' time off
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A report requested by a Cincinnati City Council committee indicates the city's liability for workers' paid vacation, sick time and other leave totals more than $110 million. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the city will probably pay less than that total because it includes the value of vacation and other types of leave that employees are likely to use routinely this year. More

Detroit City Council hears from independant auditor on city's financial status
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Time is ticking in the city of Detroit. City leaders were recently looking for ways to stop a decision that could dramatically change the future of the city with Detroit City Council sitting down with independent auditors who presented a report about the city's financial status. More

Feds to check immigration status of people arrested in city
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A controversial program that lets U.S. immigration officials check the citizenship status of people who have been arrested is being expanded to include Baltimore despite objections from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and immigrant advocates. More

Recommended health-insurance exchange wouldn't comply with Affordable Care Act
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A long-awaited legislative task force report that is expected to be the blueprint for the Oklahoma's response to federal health care law requirements recommends building a state health-insurance exchange. More

Should valet parking attendants be responsible for drunk drivers?
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A tragic case in Boston has prompted a controversial proposal to stop drunk drivers. A man who was "black-out drunk" picked up his keys from a valet and shortly thereafter collided with a 23-year-old on a scooter, killing him. More

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