Missouri Lawmakers Consider Welfare Verification BillThe bill's critics say it's a way to take away people's benefits under the pretense of efficiency and combating fraud.
Missouri Could Pay Blind Residents $19M after Court RulingAn attorney representing the blind residents says the new figure is up from a previous court's determination of less than $200,000.
Missouri Gov. Nixon Vetoes Cuts to Unemployment Benefits Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who lose their jobs.
Missouri Senate Overrides Veto of Welfare LimitsMissouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri's limits among the lowest in the nation.
Largest Ill. Employee Union Says Rauner's Latest Executive Action is 'Blatantly Illegal'Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal," according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.
3 Accused of Social Security FraudFederal grand jurors have indicted three southwestern Illinois women on charges that they together defrauded tens of thousands of dollars in Social Security benefits.
Missouri Bill Would Make It Harder To Get UnemploymentEmployees fired for missing work and for disobeying company rules could have a harder time claiming unemployment benefits.
Missouri Senate Approves Unemployment ChangesPeople fired for sleeping on the job and missing work could have a harder time getting unemployment benefits under a bill endorsed by the Missouri Senate.
MU Considers Broader Benefits For Same-Sex CouplesAdditional benefits could cost $1.2 million per year.
MO Relaxes Jobless Benefits Rule in Flood ZoneState eases requirement that people check in once a month.
MO Senate embraces extension of jobless benefitsGOP claims victory despite falling short of demands.
UPDATED: Lembke Ends Filibuster Blocking Jobless BenefitsBut the St. Louis-area Republican seeks to stop other federal funding for the state, as much as $400 million.