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Mo. Bill to Curb Welfare Fraud Sent to Gov. Nixon

Missouri welfare recipients would be barred from spending their cash benefits at casinos, liquor stores or strip clubs under legislation sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.

05/16/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

State Rep. Says ‘Don’t Get Sick’ Bill Would Break Poverty Cycle

Some call it the ‘Don’t Get Sick’ bill, others the ‘Breaking the Poverty Cycle’ bill. Regardless, it’s making waves in Jefferson City.

04/26/2013

Mo Capitol

Mo. House Committee Considers Welfare Transfer Program

The House Governmental Oversight and Accountability committee discussed a plan Monday to transfer state welfare participants to federal disability aid.

04/23/2013

Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (www.senate.mo.gov)

University City Sen. Takes On Welfare Misuse

The bill sponsored by Chappelle-Nadal would not allow recipients to use public assistant to buy tobacco, alcohol, or go to games or strip clubs.

03/13/2013