Missouri Bill Would Delay Full Increase of Minimum Wage Hike

In 2018, 62-percent of Missouri voters approved a gradual minimum wage hike to 12-dollars an hour by 2023. A state House committee is considering a bill that would delay the full increase by three years. During a committee hearing, Representative Allen Andrews of northwest Missouri’s Grant City says he supports the bill. He says his family’s small manufacturing company has been negatively impacted by the increase….

On the flip side, Representative Rasheen Aldridge, a Democrat from St. Louis, calls the legislation reckless and says Republicans are trying to take money away from workers.