A bill that raises Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 will be sent to Gov. JB Pritzker’s desk after it passed mostly along party line votes Thursday after two hours of debate.
Gov. JB Pritzker’s first big bill is close to becoming law after Democrats pushed legislation to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 by 2025 through a House committee Wednesday, readying it for a floor vote Thursday.
Illinois lawmakers looking for ways to plug the state’s massive budget deficit should follow Chicago’s lead and hike taxes on e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday.
Nearly two years after the last major abortion-related bill passed the General Assembly, a group Democrats on Tuesday will introduce a pair of bills to repeal two old abortion bills still on the books in Illinois.