1:19 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Economist: raising minimum wage would hurt job growth

An economist predicts raising the minimum wage in Illinois would hurt job growth.

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7:57 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Quinn promotes min. wage in Chicago

As legislators who'll have to vote on a minimum wage increase began debating the issue in Springfield, Governor Pat Quinn was in Chicago promoting it. 

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5:38 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Hundreds rally in Springfield on minimum wage

The battle over raising the minimum wage got lot louder Wednesday. Several hundred minimum wage workers and union members rallied in the Capitol. 

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State News
1:22 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Opponents of mandatory minimum sentencing block state bill

A plan to increase prison time for gun crimes hit a brick wall today in the Illinois Capitol.  Opponents of the measure used a parliamentary procedure to block the bill.

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