Illinois minimum wage

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says Minimum Wage Hike is Priority

But, Ill. governor-elect says it must come with other reforms.


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says hello to troopers during dedication ceremonies at the new  State Police Forensic facility in Belleville, Illinois on August 26, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Pledges To Live On $79 For Week

Illinois Democrat wants to experience life on $8.25 per hour minimum wage.


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Illinoisans to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.


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Illinois Lawmakers OK Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.


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Oberweis Sponsors Minimum Wage Bill with Age Restriction

U.S. Senate nominee sponsors a bill to raise minimum wage in Illinois to $10 an hour, but under a specific age restriction.


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Quinn Pitches Ill. Minimum Wage Hike

Governor says it’s time to go from $8.25 to $10 per hour.


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TIAM: Ilinois Governor Quinn Wants To Rage The Minimum Wage

How much is too much for minimum wage earners?


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Pease’s Candy Production Moves to St. Louis

The recession, high gasoline prices and a series of increases to Illinois’ minimum wage contributed to the move.


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