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Gov. Nixon signs bill to reauthorize Missouri Rx program

• Governor signs 10 bills, vetoes three others; includes signing statements with bills to license “assistant physicians,” saying rigorous oversight is necessary
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law a bill extending a program that has provided prescription drug assistance to hundreds of thousands of older Missourians and those with disabilities. Senate Bill 754 reauthorizes the Missouri Rx until Aug. 28, 2017; the program had been set to expire next month.

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