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Should state employees get a pay raise?

Should state employees get a pay raise?

Yes

14

No

0

Yes

14 Comments
Fredrick Green
2
Fredrick Green

The state of Missouri ranks dead last in teacher pay and state worker pay across the country. State workers, like me, are handed heavy workloads and have immense responsibilities in our work. While I love my job it is drastically overdue for state workers to recieve a raise to retain good employees.

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AFrederick Louisiana
1
AFrederick Louisiana

You want services, the LEAST you can do is 1.5 percent below current inflation. They need more than 5.5 or it just kicks the can a few months down the road.

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Max
1
Max

Yes they should. But it has to be greater than 7% inflation rate (and 7% is a bogus number.)

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Adam Schrader
1
Adam Schrader

Corrections is the largest dept in the state. Yet they're the second lowest paid corrections dept of every state and has the 8th highest inmate population. They desperately need a raise

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Stacy Hoover
1
Stacy Hoover

State employees are essential to keep the state going. Wages are going up every where the state should follow suit.

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Mark Nunn
1
Mark Nunn

Because we are one of the lowest paid out of all 50 states and it is hard for us to find or keep good employees at our current salary.

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Harry D
1
Harry D

With all the Biden inflation, caused by .gov printing trillions of dollars out of thin air in the failed COVID response, they need a raise. Gov workers with all their vacation days and great benefits should be paid less than the equivalent private sector job. I am not sure that is the case. LGB

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Daniel Lindley
Daniel Lindley

You forgot t and q

Brian Salsberry
0
Brian Salsberry

I am a state employee. 12 is not enough for the work we do

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ROBIN MANKEY
0
ROBIN MANKEY

Court clerks make on average just minimum wage. Some have 20+ years and not just anyone can step in and do their jobs if they leave. Treating our MoDot like their dispensable is deplorable. They actually risk their lives and take constant training to do their job.

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Stevi Westerman
0
Stevi Westerman

As a state employee I can honestly say it is necessary if they wish for me to continue working for the State of Missouri. It is not a favor to give me a raise, but a requirement at this point. It is long overdue and will not be swept under the rug.

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Freebird Flowers
0
Freebird Flowers

It's time that the public servants of this state had pay commensurate with other states this is why we cannot keep employees. When seasoned long term state workers can go to work at Walmart and make more money it's time to do something about the problem.

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Daniel Lindley
0
Daniel Lindley

Mo has the #4 state park in the us.everyone that visits says how nice our parks are but we are almost at the bottom of the pay scale nation wide.

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No

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Are you worried that a recession is looming?

Are you worried that a recession is looming?

Yes

1

No

1

Yes

Are you worried that a recession is looming?
1 Comment
Max DeYoung
0
Max DeYoung

Anyone with a spouse, a house, and a family, would say yes. Anyone still living off mom and dad, or getting free handouts from the government, would say no.

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No

Are you worried that a recession is looming?
1 Comment
Zaos Gonzolez
0
Zaos Gonzolez

The economy is fine, everything is fine. Everything is Norma, and nothing bad is happening. The only reason you’d be worried is if your poor or don’t have a government job. Sheesh. It’s all fine, so get over yourselves. It’s not like Trump is President.

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Should the U.S. continue to provide military aid to Ukraine?

Should the U.S. continue to provide military aid to Ukraine?

Yes

1

No

3

Yes

Should the U.S. continue to provide military aid to Ukraine?
1 Comment
Max DeYoung
2
Max DeYoung

I believe it is the proper thing to do, and the Christian thing to do. However I do question 40 Billion from the US, but only 500 million from the entire EU. Why can't those Socialist countries care for their own selves? We have a border to protect, or we should be protecting.

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No

Should the U.S. continue to provide military aid to Ukraine?
3 Comments
Zaos Gonzolez
1
Zaos Gonzolez

Why not start a gofundme? Then instead of printing money, those who want to donate can. Then we will truly see who cares.

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Justin Ballz
0
Justin Ballz

#FJB mismanaged this, along with everything else. People are PISSED!!

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Lisa Gore
0
Lisa Gore

We never should have in the first place. It’s how they launder their money. Ukraine is still a territory of Russia, should have stayed out of it. America First. Baby formula, gas crisis, the money had to be borrowed from China too. US is broke. Stupid moves by fake Resident.

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