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Annual Conference early bird deadline extended to March 21
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Haven't registered for PRIMA's Annual Conference? There's still time to register at the discounted rate. Visit PRIMA's Annual Conference Web site for all the information you need to plan your trip to the ONLY conference for the public sector risk manager. Don't delay! Your chance to save $100 off registration rates ends next Wednesday!

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

Hospitals with radioactive materials expose weakness
in antiterror rules

The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Ten years into a campaign to make radioactive materials harder for terrorists to steal, Congressional auditors have found one hospital where cesium was kept in a padlocked room but the combination to the lock was written on the door frame and another where radioactive material was in a room with unsecured windows that looked out on a loading dock. More

Topeka, Kan., approves health insurance measure
The Topeka Capital-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Topeka City Council in Kansas unanimously approved a proposal sponsored by Councilwoman Denise Everhart targeted at helping the city better monitor the solvency of its health insurance plan and making city employees a part of that process. 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
The Associated Press via    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
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

El Paso, Texas, still waiting on new floodplain maps
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The city of El Paso, Texas, is still waiting on Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to to finalize new flood insurance maps. But they're still encouraging residents who might be affected to get their flood insurance anyway. More

Fear of driving? Avoid St. Louis and Dallas
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Planning a road trip in the United States? You might want to avoid St. Louis, Dallas and Houston. They are cities with the most dangerous drivers, according to a new survey by Men's Health magazine, while St. Paul in Minnesota and Lincoln, Nebraska, scored the highest marks for the safest motorists. More

House of Blues cited as city cracks down on dance-floor mayhem
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Boston cops are cracking down on slam-dancing concertgoers, blindsiding a top Hub venue for a rowdy mosh pit at a recent gig and pledging to halt all "dangerous behavior" on the floor — prompting outrage from bands who say the aggressive dance style is an integral part of the show. More

Sheriff, police warn of cutbacks
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Three months into the year, the city and county budget apparently is so strained that the Indianapolis public safety director says police could begin shutting down district outposts at the end of the month. More

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