Bruce Rauner is doubling down on his stance against a minimum wage hike in Illinois. Making the media rounds Wednesday, the Republican gubernatorial nominee firmed his position on the issue: He'd "OK" an... Read »
A stroke of Gov. Pat Quinn's pen has put on the November ballot a measure asking voters if Illinois should boost the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015. Read »
Michael Madigan has successfully pushed his "millionaire tax" measure through the Illinois House as part of a mission to get an advisory referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot asking voters whether they would... Read »
A plan to make Illinois' minimum wage the highest in the nation is heading to the Senate floor, but it could still see some changes before it's called for a vote. Read »
Saying it’s “time to act”, a group of Chicago aldermen, along with advocacy groups, low-wage workers and community members, are backing a set of city referendums on the March 18 ballot calling for a higher... Read »
Gov. Pat Quinn is using the holiday weekend honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to continue pressing for raising Illinois' minimum wage to at least $10. Read »
Truth be told, I was really enjoying the spectacle of a well-run Republican campaign for governor in Illinois. Read »
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