Earlier this year, the Kansas City Council voted for a minimum wage increase to $13 per hour by 2020, an effort spearheaded by the group Stand Up KC. But on Thursday, the council had to repeal the legislation because of a new state law.
Earlier this year, the Kansas City Council voted for a minimum wage increase to $13 per hour by 2020, an effort spearheaded by the group Stand Up KC. But on Thursday, the council had to repeal the legislation because of a new state law. File photo by Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com
Earlier this year, the Kansas City Council voted for a minimum wage increase to $13 per hour by 2020, an effort spearheaded by the group Stand Up KC. But on Thursday, the council had to repeal the legislation because of a new state law. File photo by Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com

Kansas City Council repeals minimum wage hike but urges statewide increase

October 22, 2015 4:37 PM