Raise Minimum Wage Council Committee Tables Discussion on Raising Minimum Wage By Chase Cavanaugh • Jun 23, 2015 LFUCG A committee of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has tabled further discussion on raising the city’s minimum wage. Gov. Beshear Raises Minimum Wage For State Workers By Josh James • Jun 8, 2015 AP Taking a page from President Obama’s playbook, Gov. Steve Beshear is raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for some state employees through executive order. Beshear signed the order Monday during a ceremony at the Kentucky Horse Park. Ky. House Approves Minimum Wage Increase By Josh James • Feb 6, 2014 Following hours of testy debate, the Kentucky House of Representatives pressed ahead with a minimum wage increase bill Thursday. Minimum Wage Increase Moves To The Ky. House By Josh James • Jan 30, 2014 House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the General Assembly can’t afford to wait for the federal government to act on the minimum wage.