Eleven million people who receive Social Security disability benefits could see their benefits cut by 20 percent in 2016.
While it is common knowledge that Missouri did not participate in Medicaid expansion in 2013, it is less widely known how this decision impacts thousands of poor and working class Missourians.
Jenny Youngwith, a disabled student, wants to play basketball. She has been doing this safely for years, but a decision made by "someone" is keeping the special needs student from hitting the court.
For the second time in five weeks, dozens of men and women with disabilities and their caregivers camped out for days on a grassy traffic island here last week, protesting Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to slash funding.