Tag: HB 1647

Gov. Greitens announces support for legislative effort to help firefighters

St. Louis firefighters and their families could soon access disability and death benefits for work-related cancers more easily under legislation endorsed Wednesday by Gov. Eric Greitens. The amendment in legislation would shift the burden of proof for firefighters on whether a cancer was job-related. That burden now rests with firefighters or their survivors and can be an even heavier burden to prove in the state. Greitens announced his support for changing the law at the […]