Minimum Wage

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Mo. Democrats Push For Minimum Wage Raise

Democratic efforts to raise the state minimum wage meet with opposition.

02/12/2014

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Illinois Gov. Quinn Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

In his “State of the State” speech, Chicago Democrat pushed for at least $10 per hour.

01/29/2014

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New Year Means Missouri Wage Hike, Business Tax Cut

Wages will rise for Missouri’s low-income workers and taxes will fall for some corporations as a result of laws taking effect with the new year.

12/30/2013

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Quinn Wants Higher Minimum Wage by Christmas 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to at least $10 by Christmas of next year.

12/19/2013

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Missouri Raising Its Minimum Wage to $7.50 an Hour

Missouri’s minimum wage will rise by 15 cents an hour in January. The Missouri labor dept. has set next year’s minimum wage at $7.50 an hour.

11/11/2013

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Mo. Minimum Hourly Wage Increasing to $7.50 in 2014

The state labor department calculates the minimum wage each year based on cost of living expenses as outlined in the Consumer Price Index.

11/08/2013

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Quinn Keeps Pushing To Raise Illinois Minimum Wage

The Democrat, who campaigned on the idea in 2010 told congregants Sunday that raising the minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 is a way to provide fair wages.

09/02/2013

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Hancock & Kelley – Tuesday, July 30th – Business Owners Comment on Fast Food Workers Strike; Mark Lopata of Micro Grid Solar; Ill. State Rep. Jay Hoffman on Ill. budget problems

John and Michael talk with “Anne” and “Steve”, husband-wife team and STL small businessowners, about the fast food strike; with Mark Lopata of Micro Grid Solar; and with Ill. State Rep. Jay Hoffman about Illinois budget problems.

07/30/2013

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Hancock & Kelley – Monday, July 29th – Raising Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers; Primer on Pres. Calvin Coolidge; Pope Francis’s Trip to S. America; Speed Traps in Ellisville MO

John and MIchael talk about today’s fast food workers strike; about the last U.S. President who slashed both taxes and the federal budget; about Pope Francis’s comments on gays in the church and gay priests; and about a local man who was ticketed for flashing his lights, warning other motorists of an upcoming speed trap.

07/29/2013

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Hancock & Kelley – Friday, February 15th – Will the Carnival Cruise disaster keep you from cruising?

John & Michael talk about the Carnival Cruise at-sea disaster; debate the minimum wage proposal of President Obama; and face-off on the issue of gay marriage and photo I.D.’s for Missouri.

02/15/2013

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