Missouri’s minimum wage will rise by a dime to $7.35 an hour in 2013.
The groups, Missourians for Responsible Lending and Give Missourians a Raise, announced Monday morning there wasn’t enough time to meet the Sept. 21 deadline.
Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.
The judge will consider whether initiatives that call for increasing the minimum wage and limiting payday loans qualify for the November ballot.
Among the proposals are increases in Missouri’s minimum wage and higher tobacco taxes.
Initiatives include whether to raise the minimum wage, increase tobacco taxes and limit interest rates on payday loans.
Small businesses aren’t happy about a proposal to increase Illinois’ minimum wage.
The state Senate’s Executive Committee approved the plan 9-5
Supporters of raising Missouri’s minimum wage and limiting payday loans submitted petitions Sunday to get the separate measures on the November ballot, beating this weekend’s deadline to turn in signatures.
The proposed ballot initiative would raise the state minimum wage to $8.25 an hour.