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Minimum Wage

Decision Expected on Missouri Ballot Measures

Among the proposals are increases in Missouri’s minimum wage and higher tobacco taxes.

08/07/2012

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High Court Reviews Mo. Ballot Initiatives

Initiatives include whether to raise the minimum wage, increase tobacco taxes and limit interest rates on payday loans.

06/25/2012

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Illinois Could Set Minimum Wage Record

Small businesses aren’t happy about a proposal to increase Illinois’ minimum wage.

05/17/2012

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Illinois Committee OKs higher minimum wage

The state Senate’s Executive Committee approved the plan 9-5

05/16/2012

Migrant Workers Employed On Colorado's Largest Organic Farm

Minimum Wage, Payday Loan Petitions Submitted

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.

05/06/2012

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Missouri Judge Upholds Minimum Wage Ballot Summary

The proposed ballot initiative would raise the state minimum wage to $8.25 an hour.

04/26/2012

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Two Massive Rallies Clog the Halls of the State Captiol

Thousands of people from labor unions and religious advocacy groups convened at the Missouri Capitol Tuesday.

03/28/2012

GOP

Charlie Brennan – March 16th

Charlie hosts a GOP Senate candidates forum — Rep. Todd Akin, St. Louis Businessman John Brunner and former Mo. State Treasurer Sarah Steelman — the candidates face-off! Also, Charlie talks wtih Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum about tomorrow’s Missouri caucuses; and with Actor Hal Holbrook, who will be performing at the Touhill Center tonight; and with two representatives of Occupy St. Louis about last night’s arrests.

03/16/2012

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Mo. GOP Senate Candidates Don’t Know the Minimum Wage

It may seem like an easy enough question: what is the federal minimum wage?

03/16/2012

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A Bill to Widen Exemption on Unemployment Benefits

A Missouri House member is seeking to expand a law that exempts businesses from being charged for the unemployment benefits of some short-term employees.

03/06/2012

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