No one who works full time should have to live in poverty.

Right now, too many Missouri parents who work – often at more than one job – still struggle to put food on the table because they earn just $300 a week. Join our fight to raise Missouri’s minimum wage so parents – not taxpayers- can provide basics like groceries and rent for the 1 in 5 children in Missouri in low-income families.

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A full time worker earning minimum wage in Missouri makes just $16,000 a year.

This initiative would help over 350,000 Missourians including almost a hundred thousand working parents. These are health care workers, classroom aides, janitors and waitresses who put in an honest day’s work and still struggle to get by.

About Raise Up Missouri

Raise Up Missouri is a statewide campaign to raise the minimum wage in Missouri to $8.60 in 2019 and then increase by 85 cents a year until it reaches $12.00 in 2023. Join the movement to raise up Missouri’s economy and working families.

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