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AB 1309:  Dawn Neufeld’s Story

This powerful blog post by Dawn Neufeld, wife to former NFL player Ryan Neufeld, shares her personal story and why AB 1309 is a bad bill for everyone.

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ESPN Outside the Lines AB 1309 Debate (Part 1)

This video features retired NFL star Reggie Williams, Lester Munson (ESPN.com Sr. Investigative Writer), Andrew Brandt (ESPN NFL Business Analyst) and Bob Corker (Attorney for the NFL) debating AB-1309. Reggie Williams and Lester Munson do an excellent job of refuting the NFL’s misinformation about workers’ comp and AB 1309.

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ESPN Outside the Lines AB 1309 Debate (Part 2)

This video features retired NFL star Reggie Williams, Lester Munson (ESPN.com Sr. Investigative Writer), Andrew Brandt (ESPN NFL Business Analyst) and Bob Corker (Attorney for the NFL) debating AB-1309. Reggie Williams and Lester Munson do an excellent job of refuting the NFL’s misinformation about workers’ comp and AB 1309.

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California’s Anti-NFL Athlete Bill AB 1309 Violates Commerce Clause

AB 1309 directly violates the U.S. Commerce Clause, and this article explains how. The NFL is trying to put players (workers) at a disadvantage while working across state lines, while seeking to protect a select group of NFL owners.

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AB 1309: An Unwarranted Workers’ Compensation Insurance Exemption for a Special Interest

AB 1309 shifts NFL owners’ injury costs to taxpayers, aiding billionaires in avoiding responsibility for players’ injuries, including dementia, Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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Stop AB 1309: Because Professional Athletes Deserve Workers Comp Too

AB1309 is an attempt by the NFL teams and insurance companies to shift the cost of care for injured players from themselves to state agencies like Medi-Cal and federal agencies like Medicare. Once that is done, the state and federal taxpayers will also be damaged.

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NFLPA Reacts to Proposed Workers’ Comp Bill AB 1309

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith discusses the players association stance on Assembly Bill 1309, which would severely limit pro athletes’ claims to workers compensation.

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AB 1309

A blog by Dawn Neufeld wife of retired NFL football player Ryan Neufeld, discusses the misinformation and the REAL facts behind AB 1309 and how it directly impacts retired NFL players.

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California Overreacts to NFL Workers’ Compensation Loophole

This article looks specifically at why AB 1309 is unfair for players, and doesn’t just “close a loophole” as the NFL and Assemblymember Henry Perea would like people to believe.

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