Endorsements

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Raising Missouri’s minimum wage has been endorsed by over 400 business owners:

Former O’Reilly Auto Parts CEO, Charlie O’Reilly: 

“It will provide a major boost for small businesses because this growth in buying power will be among those most likely to spend this money with small businesses in their communities: low wage working families.”

Bob Goodrich, President of Goodrich Quality Theaters in Jefferson City and Columbia:

“Missouri’s minimum wage of $7.85 an hour is too low for even full-time workers to afford their basics: food, rent and more. It hurts businesses and the economy when working people don’t have enough income to keep a roof overhead, put food on the table, and enjoy needed recreation like a movie every once in a while.”

Missouri Organizations:

“We believe that Proposition B is essential to advancing self-sufficiency for individuals and families in Missouri.”

– Missouri League of Women Voters

“…we urgently endorse a vote of YES ON PROPOSITION B.

– The St. Louis American

        

And countless leaders from all across the state:

“It is long past time that every one of our working Missouri neighbors should receive a wage that supports their needs and raises every worker out of poverty. We must – as people of faith – love our neighbor as ourselves. Providing a living wage that keeps pace with the rising costs of every day necessities is a manifestation of that love. Vote yes on Prop B on November 6 and give every working person and family the living wage each deserves.”

– The Very Rev. Kathie Adams-Shepherd, Provost, Christ Church Cathedral

Rt. Rev. George Wayne Smith, Episcopal Bishop of Missouri | U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, ll | Rabbi Doug Alpert, Congregation Kol Ami | Rabbi Susan Talve, Central Reform Congregation | Rev. Renita Green, St. James AME Church | Rev. Bill Rose-Heim, Regional Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greater Kansas City | Rev. Tex Sample, Trinity United Methodist Church and author | Msgr. Jack Schuler, St. Cronan’s Church | Rev. Dr. Rodney Williams, Swope Parkway United Christian Church