Gov. Nixon signs legislation to shore up the Second Injury Fund, vetoes bill that would have increased gas bills
Governor also signs legislation relating to transportation, including bill honoring Stan Musial
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon today signed Senate Bill 1, which will shore up Second Injury Fund and make changes to the workers’ compensation program. The Governor had called on the General Assembly to address the issue of the Second Injury Fund in his January State of the State Address. The Governor also signed two bills relating to transportation and vetoed Senate Bill 240, citing harm to consumers and businesses from increased gas bills.