JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Senate signed off on a $24 billion budget plan early Wednesday that would provide a raise to the lowest-paid state workers in the nation and spare blind residents from a potential cut to their government-funded health care plan.
Missouri Senate budget funds state employee pay hikes, blind benefits
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