Missouri governor signs bills to help military members

Thursday, May 27, 2010 | 5:18 p.m. CDT; updated 6:02 p.m. CDT, Thursday, May 27, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed several bills Thursday that benefit members of the military, including giving an edge to firms owned by disabled veterans that bid for state contracts and providing scholarships to children of retired troops.