Voters will get to weigh in on whether Illinois should raise its minimum wage for adults to $10 an hour. Governor Pat Quinn approved the ballot question Sunday. And he wasted no time campaigning on the issue.
Voters in several northern Illinois counties were asked to approve sales-tax hikes on Tuesday. The ballot initiatives aimed to bring in more revenue for school districts in need of facility upgrades.
Boone County voters will decide this fall on a proposed 1% sales tax increase. The Belvidere school board has approved placing the referendum on the ballot.