illinois worker's compensation system

Not Satisfied with Overhaul
2:23 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

Lawmaker Pushing for More Worker Comp Changes

Dwight Kay
Credit Illinois General Assembly website

Illinois is seeing results in changes the state made a couple years ago to its workers compensation system.  But a Republican lawmaker said it's still not enough.

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Illinois Legislative Preview
10:39 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Emphasis - January 13

Rich Egger's guest is State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb). They preview the Illinois legislature's 2012 session.

Lawmakers do not return to Springfield until January 30, which is later than normal. Hammond believes the legal battle over redistricting is part of the reason for the delay.

Hammond said the legislature must work to stabilize its finances. She pointed out Moody's lowered the state's credit rating late last week and Standard & Poor's has the state on a watch list.

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