KTTS News: Efforts To Raise Missouri's Minimum Wage On Ballot In November Election

By Joe Rios
KTTS 94.7 FM (Springfield), Aug 12, 2018

Business owners supporting a ballot measure to raise Missouri's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2023 are speaking out.

A report from the Missourinet say Stacy Jurado-Miller, who heads the Vecino Group in Springfield, which is a real estate development firm that specializes in low-income housing, says taxpayers end up footing the bill for workers with low paying jobs.

Howard Hanna owns two restaurants in Kansas City. He claims all his kitchen and waitstaff make more than $12 per hour already and says raising the minimum wage will level the playing field for businesses. ...

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