The minimum wage will increase by 10 cents next year. That's the kind of increase the Missouri Chamber of Commerce would like to stop.
In a 2006 ballot measure, Missouri voters linked the minimum wage with inflation.
During the past few years, the state minimum wage has equaled the federal minimum, but inflation will push it higher to 7 dollars and 35 cents next year.
Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Karen Buschmann says some employers might leave the state in search of lower rates.