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Leadership Development Committee application deadline extended!
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If you haven't submitted your application to serve on PRIMA's Leadership Development Committee, its not too late! The application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Nov. 9. The LDC interviews and selects candidates to be presented to the membership for election to fill open Board seats. PRIMA is now accepting applications to serve on this important committee. All committee members must be available to meet in PRIMA's office in Alexandria, Va., on March 12, 2012, and PRIMA will fund the travel expenses for this meeting. Visit our website for more information and an application. More

Multi-Line Coverage for Public Entities

Safety National is the leading provider of excess workers’ compensation for self-insured public entities and groups. Now we’re offering even more coverage for the public sector, including Auto, General Liability, Law Enforcement, Public Officials and Educators Legal Liability coverage. When you proceed with us, you Proceed with Safety®.

Supreme Court hears case on liability of private prison guards
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Private prison guards are facing the risk of more liability from mistreated inmates in a case the Supreme Court heard recently. California prisoner Richard Lee Pollard says he should have the same right to sue private prison guards as guards in government-run prisons. More

'Occupy Wall Street' will test public, private sector liability coverages
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The Occupy Wall Street movement, which is ongoing and has now spread to a number of cities across the United States, will test both public and private entities when claims start rolling in, according to a risk-management expert. More

Risk Agencies Using SKIDCAR Training

Spokane County Risk Management, Nevada POOL/PACT, Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation, and others mitigate their vehicle operation losses by using the SKIDCAR. Find out how, here.

Atlanta mayor says police improvements made since Eagle raid
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Police Chief George Turner recently told a crowded auditorium at St. Mark United Methodist Church that the city is actively improving its relationship with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. More

Taxi drivers press safety measures with city of San Diego
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Taxicab drivers want stronger safety regulations from the city of San Diego in light of two shootings just over a month apart, though cab owners said forcing cabs to comply could drive up costs for drivers and passengers alike. More

Springfield, Mo., may require all landlords to register
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With the City Council apparently divided about whether to require all landlords to register rental property with Springfield, Mo., Mayor Jim O'Neal told staff to put the proposal in writing for a public hearing. "I'm sure there will be a sponsor and we can vote it up or vote it down," O'Neal said during a recent lunch meeting that ran almost half an hour long as council members debated a range of issues related to rental housing. More

City Council of Iowa City votes to permit arctic tent usage
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There were miscommunications and hurt feelings, mea culpas and jazz hands, a Representative Democratic body negotiating with an intentionally leaderless Direct Democratic body, spontaneous applause, structure liability discussions and a man named Ant waving a copy of the Bill of Rights. More

Mt. Vernon, Ill., pays $1.42 million in insurance contributions
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Mt. Vernon, Ill., is paying $1.42 million in insurance contributions to the Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association — with 80 percent of the losses covered for workers compensation claims. More

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