Advocates for raising the minimum wage rallied last year outside the Missouri Supreme Court building in Jefferson City. Cost-of-living increases built into state law raised the state minimum from $7.65 an hour in 2016 to $7.70 in 2017.
Advocates for raising the minimum wage rallied last year outside the Missouri Supreme Court building in Jefferson City. Cost-of-living increases built into state law raised the state minimum from $7.65 an hour in 2016 to $7.70 in 2017. File photo by Jason Hancock jhancock@kcstar.com
Advocates for raising the minimum wage rallied last year outside the Missouri Supreme Court building in Jefferson City. Cost-of-living increases built into state law raised the state minimum from $7.65 an hour in 2016 to $7.70 in 2017. File photo by Jason Hancock jhancock@kcstar.com

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