Former US Rep Jo Ann Emerson Recovering After Brain Hemorrhage
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former U.S. representative for Missouri is recovering after being hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage while vacationing in Italy. The family of Jo Ann Emerson says the former Republican congresswoman is at an Italian hospital and the Cape Girardeau native is in stable condition after undergoing surgery. Emerson served as a U.S. representative for Missouri from 1996 to 2013. She's now chief executive officer of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.