Missouri was involved in three separate weather disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage.
Many counties lost up to a third of their projected crop yields to heat, drought.
Bill allows removal of disaster-damaged buildings from property tax rolls
FEMA reacting to immediate needs on East Coast.
Flood victims along the Missouri River to benefit
Hundreds of shelters built, millions of meals served in wake of Joplin tornado, St. Louis storms, other disasters.
Hundreds of first responders will be called to Scottrade Center
Rainy Day Fund being explored as funding option.
Parts of Missouri already are under a federal disaster declaration for tornadoes and flooding that occurred this spring.
Hopes part of half-billion dollar replacement can be added to customer rates.