Family Appeals Deportation of Ill, Disabled UncleA St. Louis family is appealing for help for their disabled uncle, who recently deported to Afghanistan - a country he hasn't been to in two decades.
Plan to End Tax Break for Missouri Seniors, Disabled StallsRepublican Chairman Dan Brown said raising taxes on low-income seniors and disabled renters would have brought in between $52 million and $56 million in revenue.
Tax Hike for Seniors, Disabled Renters AdvancesA panel has rejected a plan to take unused funds from various boards and commissions to save a tax break for seniors and disabled renters.
Rauner Signs Plan Limiting Mentally Ill From Owning GunsUnder the old law, a person deemed by a judge to have a mental illness could lose his or her gun owner identification card.
New Missouri Law to Let Some Medicaid Recipients Save MoreMissouri seniors, the blind and those with disabilities soon will be able to save more money but still qualify for Medicaid health care benefits under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri Senate OKs Bill to Up Asset Cap for MedicaidSenators passed the legislation 29-1 Tuesday, but it heads back to the House because of Senate changes.
No Death Penalty For Couple Who Stabbed The Woman's MotherRelatives have said the mother imprisoned Gypsy Blanchard and forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled.
Minimum Wage Raise May Exclude Workers With DisabilitiesA committee of St. Louis Aldermen passed a bill to exempt workers at disabled workshops from the city's upcoming minimum wage hike.
Cash-Strapped Illinois: Can't Do the 'Impossible' on PayingThe state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay services providers for the disabled, saying compliance should "not mean doing the impossible'' amid one of the nation's worst budgetary crises.
Disabled Protestors Arrested At Ill. CapitolPotential state budget cuts could threaten home nursing care
Quinn Appoints New DHS Inspector eneralNew Inspector General had role in investigation that prompted shakeup
Report Finds Errors From Illinois DHS Inspector GeneralReport suggests dozens of deaths involving disabled adults not investigated.