minimum wage http://northernpublicradio.org en Quinn Supports Effort To Boost Illinois' Minimum Wage http://northernpublicradio.org/post/quinn-supports-effort-boost-illinois-minimum-wage <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn wants to raise the state’s minimum wage. His support comes as new census figures show more Illinois residents are living in poverty. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:41:22 +0000 Mike Moen & Amanda Vinicky 18842 at http://northernpublicradio.org Quinn Supports Effort To Boost Illinois' Minimum Wage Minimum wage debate resurfaces in Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/minimum-wage-debate-resurfaces-illinois <p><a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=1565&amp;GAID=11&amp;GA=97&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegID=57471&amp;SessionID=84">Senate plan </a>would eventually raise the state wage to $10.55. Critics say the plan would put a squeeze on business owners. Thu, 17 May 2012 12:12:24 +0000 Mike Moen 11861 at http://northernpublicradio.org