Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-Maywood) Leads Passage of Minimum Wage Legislation

Friday, February 6, 2015 || Originally Published: Austin Weekly News || By Michael Romain, Editor Workers throughout the state might get a slight pay increase if Gov. Rauner signs a bill that passed the Illinois State Senate Thursday, Feb. 5, on a 35-18-1 vote. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Kimberly Lighford (D-Maywood), “would raise Illinois’ minimum wage from $8.25 to $9 by July 1. The … Continue reading Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-Maywood) Leads Passage of Minimum Wage Legislation