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DES MOINES — Workers urged legislators Tuesday to keep intact a decades-old law that has protected injured workers while employers argued the state needs to rebalance a lawyer-driven system that’s hurting the competitiveness of Iowa businesses.

More than two dozens witnesses showed up at a Statehouse hearing to discuss the pros and cons of pending legislation. Proponents said changes are badly needed, but critics worried those changes in the workers’ compensation law would shift costs to taxpayers.



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