Blunt defends minimum wage

Governor opposes changing ballot measure that voters passed
Thursday, April 12, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:38 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt said Wednesday that he opposes efforts to eliminate an annual inflationary pay raise for minimum wage workers that was included in a voter-approved ballot measure last year.