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Kansas Mulls Paying Businesses Hit by COVID-19 Restrictions

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are working on a plan for setting aside potentially several hundred million dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funds to pay businesses harmed by state and local restrictions imposed last year to check the virus’ …

Some in the GOP Parrot Far-Right Talk of a Coming Civil War

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric …

M&A Legend Martin Lipton Warns of Coming Virus Lawsuit Wave

A push by Republicans in Congress to create stronger liability protections for businesses hammered by the Covid-19 virus won’t completely curb lawsuits over injuries and losses caused by the pandemic, famed M&A litigator Martin Lipton said. Speaking to the Economic …

Republicans Push For Coronavirus Lawsuit Immunity For Business

The top Republicans in the U.S. Congress displayed a united front on Friday in their drive to include coronavirus-related liability protections for businesses, saying such measures will be crucial to talks about future relief legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell …

Insurance Commissioners Elected in 5 States

Now that the presidential election has been decided, attention has turned to some of the smaller races within each state. Five states held elections for insurance commissioner yesterday. According to Ballotpedia.org, incumbent Karen Weldin Stewart, sought a third term during …

5 GOP Candidates Compete for Kansas Insurance Commissioner Post

Five Republicans are running for Kansas insurance commissioner and seeking to replace retiring three-term GOP Commissioner Sandy Praeger. The GOP field in the Aug. 5 primary includes state Sen. Clark Shultz, of Lindsborg. He formerly served in the Kansas House …

Oregon’s GOP Pushes for Medical Malpractice Liability Limits

Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll fight Gov. John Kitzhaber’s proposed overhaul of the Oregon Health Plan unless it includes limits on medical malpractice claims, injecting a hot-button issue into one of the Legislature’s biggest debates. Kitzhaber has pushed …