Empower Missouri

Important minimum wage campaigns conversations are currently happening in both Kansas City and St. Louis. Community leaders have asked Vision for Children at Risk and Empower Missouri to analyze how increases in the minimum wage would impact on families with low incomes, since many need the help of programs like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP,...
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Another welfare myth is making the talk show circuit: Cato Institute says MO welfare mom gets $10.96 per hour in benefits. Malarkey! Find the truth here! A report published by the Washington-based Cato Institute claims that a Missouri mom with two very young kids “earns” $10.96 an hour by being on ‘welfare.’ This claim is...
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