JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon hopes to have extended benefit checks in the mail to unemployed Missourians in a few days. The bill to extend benefits reached Nixon's desk Wednesday after Senate Republicans compromised on sending back some of the state's federal stimulus money.
Missouri governor extends unemployment benefits
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