WGEM News: Proposition B asks Missouri voters if they want to raise minimum wage

By Frank Healy
WGEM News, Oct 25, 2018

Proposition B asks voters if they think the state’s minimum wage should be raised to $12.00 an hour by 2023.

It’s something small business owners in Hannibal have a big stake in.

“It’s really important I think that people have a living wage,” said Patricia Berg Yapp, owner of Belvedere Inn in Hannibal, adding that it’s just not possible to live on the current minimum wage, “$7.50 an hour multiple that by 40, you’re looking at about $15,000 a year when you take rent, heat gas, car, food you can’t do all of that and still live.” ...

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