payroll http://kbia.org en Ex-Rep. Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat http://kbia.org/post/ex-rep-akin-doubled-staff-salaries-after-defeat <p>Former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin roughly doubled his office payroll after losing a campaign for U.S. Senate. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 20:12:17 +0000 Associated Press 31317 at http://kbia.org Ex-Rep. Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat Mo. finances to take hit from higher federal tax http://kbia.org/post/mo-finances-take-hit-higher-federal-tax <p></p><p>Missouri's finances could take a $60 million annual hit because of a recent 2 percentage point increase in federal Social Security payroll taxes.</p><p>State budget director Linda Luebbering says the lost revenues resulting from the federal Social Security tax already had been taken into consideration for budget projections. She says the reduced revenue should not come as a surprise to state officials.</p><p>The Social Security tax reverted to 6.2 percent this month after the expiration of a 2 percentage point cut that had been in place for a couple of years.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:33:28 +0000 Associated Press 27050 at http://kbia.org Mo. finances to take hit from higher federal tax Instructor acuses Missouri State Highway Patrol of underpaying senior officers http://kbia.org/post/instructor-acuses-missouri-state-highway-patrol-underpaying-senior-officers <p>An instructor with the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s training academy has filed a lawsuit accusing the law enforcement agency of violating its pay plan.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:20:44 +0000 Marshall Griffin 23199 at http://kbia.org Instructor acuses Missouri State Highway Patrol of underpaying senior officers Missouri adds 2,500 jobs in September http://kbia.org/post/missouri-adds-2500-jobs-september <p>Missouri payrolls increased by 2,500 in September as the state's unemployment rate declined to 6.9 percent, the lowest mark since late 2008. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:50:46 +0000 Associated Press 22903 at http://kbia.org Missouri adds 2,500 jobs in September