People in Kansas City have joined a nationwide push to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. Alex Bay (left) of Edgerton, Mo., and Austin Hoffman of Kansas City joined others in favor of such a change Thursday at City Hall, where the City Council set up a vote on a proposal to boost wages — but not to $15 per hour.
People in Kansas City have joined a nationwide push to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. Alex Bay (left) of Edgerton, Mo., and Austin Hoffman of Kansas City joined others in favor of such a change Thursday at City Hall, where the City Council set up a vote on a proposal to boost wages — but not to $15 per hour. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
People in Kansas City have joined a nationwide push to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. Alex Bay (left) of Edgerton, Mo., and Austin Hoffman of Kansas City joined others in favor of such a change Thursday at City Hall, where the City Council set up a vote on a proposal to boost wages — but not to $15 per hour. ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

Kansas City Council moves closer to minimum wage hike

July 09, 2015 03:58 PM