Governor Nixon Reverses Plans On Checks For Blind
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents. Nixon said he ordered the Department of Social Services to drop plans to reduce the benefits paid under the blind pension program. The department had told all 3,847 people receiving checks through the program to expect a $33-a-month reduction beginning in January.