Most Active Stories
- What Would A Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Mean For Kansas City?
- Missouri Creates Unique Medical Classification: Assistant Physician
- Food Critics: Where To Find The Best Slice Of Pizza In Kansas City
- Food Critics: The Best Happy Hour In Kansas City
- Here's What You Need To Know About KCPS-Academie Lafayette Plan
Wed November 6, 2013
The Minimum Wage Debate And The Legacy Of E. Grey Dimond
Working two jobs, for a total of 60 hours a week, at federal minimum wage, you would bring home roughly $22,600 a year. That’s almost one thousand dollars under the federal poverty level for a family of four.
On today's Central Standard, Brian Ellison talks with two economists who have differing views on minimum wage. How much does raising minimum wage hurt businesses, but how much could it improve the lives of those working at minimum wage?
We also look back on the life of E. Grey Dimond, founder of the UMKC school of medicine, with some of his former colleagues.
- Dr. Peter J. Eaton, Associate Professor of Economics at UMKC
- Patrick Ishmael, Policy Analyst for The Show Me Institute
- Dr. Felix Sabates, Founding Chairman of the Dept. of Ophthalmology for the UMKC School of Medicine
- Dr. Harry S. Jonas, Former Dean of UMKC’s School of Medicine