Missourians With Disabilities Rally At Capitol

Missourians with disabilities and their loved ones are at the state Capitol this week to rally in support of the rights of the state’s disability community. Shelby Butler is with a Springfield nonprofit, called Empower: Abilities. She says an increase in provider rates for direct care workers would go a long way…

The Missouri Legislature passed a provider rate increase in the current year’s state budget but she says the rate is still not competitive with other industries.

(From Missourinet)