"Despite what you hear from liberals, it will take money out of people's pockets," Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said this week.
The raise up to $10 made a lot of minimum wage workers happy, but their employers had a tougher time. Some small businesses were profiled in local news. (For example, one St. Louis restaurant had to cut down hours they'd be open, going from 5 to 2 days a week for lunch, as well as having to reduce the size of their food portions and raise the price of entrees. This resulted in less customers coming in.)