Columbia-area House, Senate candidates present their priority issues

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 | 6:04 p.m. CDT; updated 3:04 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 6, 2012

COLUMBIA — Candidates running for local state House and Senate seats have weighed in on a series of issues during their campaigns. Although every candidate has cited funding for education and job growth as issues high on their list of goals, each has additional priorities they hope to address if they make it to Jefferson City.