Illinois Democrat wants to experience life on $8.25 per hour minimum wage.
A local rally got underway this morning at the McDonald’s on Tucker downtown.
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.
The White House says Lew Prince will be honored today as one of America’s “Champions of Change.”
Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.
St. Louis city leader pushing for federal minimum wage hike & touting City Arch River project
The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.
Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.
Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.
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?