Our Monday Poll asked for your observations on the minimum wage.
A clear majority favor a boost in federal and state minimum wage levels.
Here are the results, based on more than 500 responses.
1) Should Congress increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10?
Yes, 62%; No, 38%.
2) Should Kansas and Missouri legislators act to raise the minimum wage?
Yes, 64%; No, 36%.
3) A higher minimum wage will help families in need more than it will hurt the economy.
Strongly agree, 55%; Somewhat agree 9%; Strongly disagree, 28%; Somewhat disagree 9%.
4) Are you or is someone in your household a minimum-wage worker?
I make minimum wage as a full-time employee, 4%.
I make minimum wage as a part-time employee, 4%.
Someone else in my household earns minimum wage at one or more jobs, 31%.