missouri jobs for justice

4:35 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Judge upholds minimum wage ballot summary

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 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. 

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Science, Health and Technology
11:54 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Hearings Discuss Cuts to Social Services

State employees and other advocates share their testimony Saturday at the MU campus.

Community leaders hosted a statewide video conference Saturday to discuss the impact of the ongoing cuts and consolidations to Missouri’s social services.

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