On this week’s episode of KRCU’s Going Public, we’re talking about the latest news on the budget with Southeast Missouri State University President Dr. Carlos Vargas. Then after August 28, no Missouri city can have a minimum wage above the statewide $7.70 an hour. That means St. Louis' minimum wage of 10 dollars an hour is going down. And Kansas City's won't go up to $8.50 an hour in September. Coming up we’ll hear how the new law will affect Missouri's two biggest cities. And later on in the show rural Americans are less likely to seek help for mental illness. Coming up what Missouri officials are doing to encourage treatment.