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

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    Overland Park city council candidate Gina Burke says incumbent Terry Goodman has besieged her with texts and other communications urging her not to run and demeaning her candidacy. Goodman says he's raising legitimate concerns about her inexperience.