CHICAGO (CBS) – With state lawmakers set to return to Springfield for three days of veto session later this week, and then again in early December, advocates for a higher minimum wage were urging the legislature to act on a measure to increase the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 an hour. 310 more words
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By Ben Johnson
Smokers are treated like second-class citizens in today’s society. It’s an opinion voiced by many smokers, but according to some nonsmokers, they deserve this designation. 402 more words
I strongly encourage my fellow Illinoisans to vote “yes” on the minimum wage advisory referendum on November 4.
Should the advisory referendum pass, it would send a loud and clear message to the Illinois General Assembly that a majority of Illinoisans want the state’s minimum wage to be increased to $10/hour. 160 more words