Lawmakers propose doubling Kentucky's minimum wage by 2027 - 27 days ago


FRANKFORT, Ky. — Two state lawmakers have a plan to more than double the minimum wage in Kentucky. Sen. Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, and Rep. Kathy Hinkle, D-Louisa, released their plan Tuesday to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour by 2027. The current minimum wage is $7.25.