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Missouri Minimum Wage Initiative (2014)
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Text of measure
The official ballot question read as follows:
Shall Missouri law be amended to:
See also: Fiscal impact statement
According the Missouri secretary of state's fiscal note: Increased state and local government costs for wages, operating expenses, and programs could exceed an estimated $105 million annually. State and local government income and sales tax revenue could increase by an estimated $34.6 million annually.
The measure was sponsored by Jobs with Justice.
Path to the ballot
The supporting group had until May 4, 2014 to turn in the required amount of valid signatures. Missouri law states that signatures for initiated state statutes must be obtained from registered voters equal to five percent of the total votes cast in the 2012 governor's election from six of the state's eight congressional districts. This amounts to a minimum of 98,618 valid signatures, depending on which districts signatures are gathered from.
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- Massachusetts Minimum Wage Increase Initiative (2014)
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- South Dakota Increased Minimum Wage, Initiated Measure 18 (2014)
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- 2014-017 (text)
- Missouri Secretary of State, "Ballot measure 2014-017," accessed March 6, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Missouri Secretary of State, Measure 2014-017 (status)
- Ballotpedia.org, "Laws governing the initiative process in Missouri," accessed March 14, 2014
State of Missouri
Jefferson City (capital)
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