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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.

21 hours ago

Fast food workers protest outside the downtown St. Louis McDonalds for $15/hour on July 31. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Fast Food Workers Rally for $15 Wage, Right to Form Union

A local rally got underway this morning at the McDonald’s on Tucker downtown.

07/31/2014

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Hancock & Kelley – Tuesday, July 22nd – Lew Prince on Minimum Wage; Cong. Rodney Davis; Larry Eckert, Owner of World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

John and Michael talk with Lew Prince about minimum wage; with U.S. Cong. Rodney Davis; with CBS News’ Mark Rosenker on the Malaysian jetliner black boxes; with Larry Eckert, owner of the world’s largest catsup bottle; and with American Red Cross CEO Cindy Erickson.

07/22/2014

Lew Prince. Photo: whitehouse.gov

Vintage Vinyl Co-Owner Honored in Washington

The White House says Lew Prince will be honored today as one of America’s “Champions of Change.”

07/22/2014

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Illinoisans to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

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

06/22/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Slay Attends U.S. Conference Of Mayors

St. Louis city leader pushing for federal minimum wage hike & touting City Arch River project

06/22/2014

Photo: Thinkstock

Illinois Lawmakers OK Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

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

05/28/2014

Photo: Getty/Frank Polich

Quinn Makes Minimum Wage Pitch at Women’s Event

Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.

05/05/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Sen. Durbin Rallies Support for Raised Minimum Wage

Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.

04/14/2014

Photo courtesy of restaurantpi.com

Restaurant Owners React to Pi’s Raised Minimum Wage

The minimum wage is going up—voluntarily—to $10.10 an hour at the Pi Pizzeria restaurants. But how do local restaurant owners feel about it?

03/20/2014

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