Rally to raise Missouri’s minimum wage to $10 in Jefferson City
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI) – There’s a rally to raise the minimum wage in Jefferson City today. Supporters will testify before the Small Business, iInsurance and Industry committee to support legislation that raises Missouri’s minimum wage to $10 an hour.
New research by the Economic Policy Institute shows that a family of four needs to earn almost $65,000 a year to support a modest living. Currently, a full time minimum wage worker makes only $16,000 a year.