St. Louis American: Signatures turned in for ballot initiative to raise minimum wage

St. Louis American, May 4, 2018

Raise Up Missouri said that on May 2 it turned in enough signatures to put a ballot issue before Missouri voters this November that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 by 2023. ...

“The increase to $12 phases in gradually, giving low-paying businesses time to adjust and experience the benefits of a rising minimum wage such as increased consumer spending, cost savings from lower employee turnover, increased productivity, and happier customers,” said Pam Hausner, owner of Big Vision Design in Kansas City and business campaign manager for Missouri Business for a Fair Minimum Wage.

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