health care for the blind http://kbia.org en Last minute politics: finding funding after a veto http://kbia.org/post/last-minute-politics-finding-funding-after-veto <p></p><p>Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation that could patch a hole in the state budget for early childhood programs and health care for the blind.</p><p>A bill given final approval Friday would transfer $55 million from general revenues into a new fund to finance the programs. The move was necessary because the 2014 budget passed last week by lawmakers called for funding the programs with savings from the repeal of a tax break for low-income seniors and disabled residents who live in rental housing. Fri, 17 May 2013 19:30:44 +0000 Associated Press 33951 at http://kbia.org Last minute politics: finding funding after a veto