Illinois Governor
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Mon January 13, 2014

Minimum Wage Emerges As Major Campaign Issue

Illinois' minimum wage has become a significant campaign issue for the next governor. Next month, the Illinois Manufacturer's Association hosts a forum where the wage will be a main topic.

Daily Chronicle: Minimum Wage Hike To Test 2014 Governor Candidates

All four Republican candidates are scheduled to attend. Democrat Incumbent Pat Quinn wants to raise the $8.25 hourly rate to at least $10.