Lawmakers, chamber share legislative priorities

In this file photo, Rep. Rudy Veit, R-Wardsville, presents a bill to the House during the final week of the 2023 legislative session. (Tim Bommel/House Communications photo)
In this file photo, Rep. Rudy Veit, R-Wardsville, presents a bill to the House during the final week of the 2023 legislative session. (Tim Bommel/House Communications photo)


Jefferson City area lawmakers again hope to see a raise for the largest sector of the workforce they represent: MIssouri state government.

State Rep. Rudy Veit, a Republican representing many state workers in the Wardsville area, said that while there isn't yet a budget bill focused on raising pay for them...