Politics & Government

May 23, 2011 8:19 AM

Worker comp needs vote; budget deal still in offing

The

deal announced last evening on worker compensation reforms

cuts more than $1 billion in the insurance system's costs over four years, and it was a huge political lift for lawmakers. A floor vote could come later today in the House after House Democratic and Republican caucuses get briefed on details – and the Senate could follow. But the even more gigantic lift for a two-year state budget deal is still waiting agreement.

Related content

Comments

Videos

Editor's Choice Videos