State workers to be paid biweekly now

Parson: ‘We certainly need to do a better job of taking care of state employees’

Gov. Mike Parson holds up a bill that he just signed that was carried through their respective chambers by Sen. Mike Bernskoetter, R-Jefferson City, left, and Rep. Dave Griffith, R-Jefferson City.
Gov. Mike Parson holds up a bill that he just signed that was carried through their respective chambers by Sen. Mike Bernskoetter, R-Jefferson City, left, and Rep. Dave Griffith, R-Jefferson City.

State employees can be paid every two weeks starting in August.

Gov. Mike Parson signed a pair of bills codifying the option into law Wednesday, finalizing a years-long priority for Jefferson City lawmakers that they say makes working for the state better.

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