Voters pass Prop B to raise minimum wage

The measure raises the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by the year 2023.

Posted: Nov 6, 2018 10:30 PM

Missouri voters passed Proposition B in Tuesday's general election.

The measure raises the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by the year 2023.

The current minimum wage is $7.85. Minimum wage workers will make $8.60 by next year then would see an annual $.85 increase over the next five years.

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