Renee Pernice, 35, has been missing since Jan. 2.
As many as 3,000 blind Missouri pensioners could benefit from the ruling. For some, it could mean an increase from a check of $609 a month to about $1,000 a month.
Former Rep. Neal St. Onge had landed the job in December, when he was co-chair of the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight.
The vet from Branson, who lost both legs in Iraq when his Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb, was scheduled to receive a free house from Homes for Our Troops.
While revenues were down for the year, December's take was up 1.5 percent, the first full month after voters repealed the state's loss limit.