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Proposed Initiative Petitions Would Up Missouri Minimum Wage

Three initiative petitions to increase Missouri’s minimum wage have been approved for circulation.

06/03/2015

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Exotic Dancer Sues Peoria Area Strip Club Over Minimum Wage

Aleigha Woods filed the lawsuit last week in U.S. District Court in Peoria. She’s seeking class-action status to cover about 100 other dancers at Club Cabaret in Creve Coeur.

06/02/2015

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St. Louis May Be Next City to Raise Minimum Wage

Slay spokeswoman Maggie Crane on Tuesday confirmed that the Democratic mayor wants to raise the city’s minimum. A starting point for discussion is $15 per hour by Jan. 1, 2020, Crane said, but details are still being ironed out.

06/02/2015

Republicans in Mo. Senate Push to Rein in City Actions

Senate expanded a House bill Tuesday that would ban municipalities from barring the use of plastic bags and also stop cities and towns from increasing their minimum wage.

05/05/2015

Fast-food protest outside Hardee's on Hampton at I-44. Workers are demanding $15 an hour. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Fast-Food Employees Demand Minimum Wage Increase

Fast-food workers are walking out from behind the counter and onto the sidewalks to intensify their demands, including here in St. Louis.

12/04/2014

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First Thing on Illinois Ballot – Questions, Not Candidates

In addition to electing candidates, Illinois voters will be weighing in on five ballot questions.

11/04/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says hello to troopers during dedication ceremonies at the new  State Police Forensic facility in Belleville, Illinois on August 26, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Pledges To Live On $79 For Week

Illinois Democrat wants to experience life on $8.25 per hour minimum wage.

08/31/2014

Fast food workers protest outside the downtown St. Louis McDonalds for $15/hour on July 31. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Fast Food Workers Rally for $15 Wage, Right to Form Union

A local rally got underway this morning at the McDonald’s on Tucker downtown.

07/31/2014

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Hancock & Kelley – Tuesday, July 22nd – Lew Prince on Minimum Wage; Cong. Rodney Davis; Larry Eckert, Owner of World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

John and Michael talk with Lew Prince about minimum wage; with U.S. Cong. Rodney Davis; with CBS News’ Mark Rosenker on the Malaysian jetliner black boxes; with Larry Eckert, owner of the world’s largest catsup bottle; and with American Red Cross CEO Cindy Erickson.

07/22/2014

Lew Prince. Photo: whitehouse.gov

Vintage Vinyl Co-Owner Honored in Washington

The White House says Lew Prince will be honored today as one of America’s “Champions of Change.”

07/22/2014

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