disabled workers http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate to debate future of disability fund http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-debate-future-disability-fund <p>Missouri senators are preparing to debate legislation to revive an insolvent fund for disabled workers.<br>The state's Second Injury Fund has a deficit of about $25 million that is expected to keep growing.</p><p>The fund provides compensation to people with previously existing disabilities who then suffer an additional work-related injury or illness. It's financed by a surcharge on workers' compensation insurance premiums. But the revenues haven't kept up with expenses.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:42:53 +0000 Associated Press 28298 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate to debate future of disability fund