U.S. Senate News

U.S. Senate Committee Holding Hearing on Massachusetts Natural Gas Incident

U.S. senators are holding a hearing in Lawrence, Mass., to review the response to the September natural gas explosions that rocked Merrimack Valley communities. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold its oversight hearing at the South …

Mass., Conn. Senators Seek Answers About Safety Protocols for Self-Driving Cars

U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal are pressing automakers and technology companies that are developing self-driving cars about their safety protocols for test-driving the vehicles. Federal investigators said this week that the system used to automatically apply brakes had …

Industry Needs to Address Gaps in Workers’ Compensation, AMCOMP Panelists Say

At the American Society of Workers’ Compensation Professionals (AMCOMP) Fall Meeting held recently in New York, Mark Walls, vice president of communications and strategic analysis at Safety National, and Kimberly George, senior vice president at Sedgwick, discussed a lack of …