victor allred en Judge upholds minimum wage ballot summary <p>A judge upheld the language of a proposed ballot initiative Thursday that, if passed, would raise the state minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25. Kansas City Restaurant Owner Victor Allred&nbsp;challenged the initiative, claiming the language was unfair. But Cole County Circuit Judge rejected his challenge. Missouri Jobs for Justice is the group supporting the initiative, and will turn in the signatures to the Missouri Attorney General next week.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 21:35:42 +0000 Michelle Schuelke 13105 at