Missouri Petitions to Raise Minimum Wage; States With Highest, Lowest Wages

What's the national minimum wage? If you're, say, one of three Republican candidates running in Missouri's U.S. Senate primary, you might be hard-pressed to remember it. (It's $7.25) But if you're one of about 173,000 people living in Missouri, you can probably rattle it off the top of your head. That's the number of people in Missouri-- enough signatures to put the measure on the November ballot--who signed a petition to raise the state's minimum wage from the national average per hour to...Full Story
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