Religious Leaders to Unite at Capitol for Minimum Wage Increase

8 years 8 months 1 week ago Thursday, January 12 2012 Jan 12, 2012 Thursday, January 12, 2012 8:35:00 AM CST January 12, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

JEFFERSON CITY- Missouri Faith Voices will bring 100 clergy and religious leaders from across the state to the steps of the capitol at 2:00 p.m. Thursday.  The group will call for an increase in the state minimum wage and a cap on pay-day interest rates. 

The group will call on state legislators to raise the minimum wage from $7.20 to $8.25 per hour. After the meeting on the capitol steps, members of the clergy will visit state legislators. 

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