The budget predictions are scary, but lobbyists still need to eat. Your Mid – Missouri lawmakers sure have their work cut out for them. They’re facing a budget shortfall of as much as 340 – million dollars at the Capitol. And it could be a tough year for those state workers who would like to see another small pay raise. The Missouri Budget Project’s Tom Kruckemeyer tells KWOS News Missouri state employees are still the lowest paid in the nation.
But there’s one good thing about the legislators coming back to Jefferson City like the swallows returning to Capistrano. Juanita Donoghue and Rob Agee will have them waiting in line for a seat at O’Donoghues andMadison’s.
And keep an ear peeled .. you might just hear something interesting at the next table.