Sen. Kimberly Lightford Takes the Lead on $11 Minimum Wage Proposal

Sen. Lightford announces her plan to raise the state’s minimum wage. AP photo. Thursday, November 20, 2014 || Originally Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by the Daily Chronicle and Associated Press || Kerry Lester  SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a revamped proposal that would increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2017, modified to give it a better chance … Continue reading Sen. Kimberly Lightford Takes the Lead on $11 Minimum Wage Proposal