Kentuckians are one step closer to higher wages.
A bill aimed at raising the minimum wage across the Commonwealth passed a House Committee today.
The measure is a priority for House Speaker Greg Stumbo of Prestonsburg.
He says full-time employees working for the minimum wage make less than the average cost of a used car in the
Under the bill, the state's minimum wage would gradually increase to $10.10 an hour.
It has not been raised since 2009.