disabled http://kbia.org en After threatening resignation if key bills failed, Grisamore now says he's staying put http://kbia.org/post/after-threatening-resignation-if-key-bills-failed-grisamore-now-says-hes-staying-put <span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri lawmaker who threatened to resign unless one or both of his key bills survived the last day of the 2013 legislative session is staying put, even though both bills failed to make it out by Friday's deadline.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Representative</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;Jeff </span>Grisamore<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;(R, Lee's Summit) said his resignation threat was based on frustration with the Senate's inaction on the bills -- <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB717&#38;year=2013& Tue, 21 May 2013 16:20:03 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34103 at http://kbia.org After threatening resignation if key bills failed, Grisamore now says he's staying put Nixon signs bill aimed to protect seniors and the disabled http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-aimed-protect-seniors-and-disabled <p>Governor Jay Nixon is signing legislation Wednesday designed to protect senior citizens from financial exploitation.&nbsp; Senate Bill 689 expands the definition of financial exploitation against seniors and those with disabilities to include &ldquo;undue influence&hellip;&rdquo; Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:38:51 +0000 Michele Skalicky 17397 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs bill aimed to protect seniors and the disabled Help for Missouri's homeless with disabilities http://kbia.org/post/help-missouris-homeless-disabilities <p>&nbsp;</p><p>At its meeting Friday in Columbia, the Missouri Housing Development Commission took a big step toward housing homeless individuals with special needs.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 22:47:00 +0000 9049 at http://kbia.org Help for Missouri's homeless with disabilities Fire destroys Boonville's Unlimited Opportunities businesses http://kbia.org/post/fire-destroys-boonvilles-unlimited-opportunities-businesses <p>A Thursday morning fire in Boonville has destroyed two businesses operated by a program that helps people with disabilities.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:52:47 +0000 8097 at http://kbia.org Fire destroys Boonville's Unlimited Opportunities businesses