Yes, this concerns the Illinois non-binding minimum wage hike from $8.25 to $10 for those 18 and over that will appear on November’s ballot.
So the workers—the beneficiaries, are mixed on the hike and business owners are adamantly opposed to it, so you would think this would be a dead letter and a non-issue.
But no. Because the people who really matter in Democrat politics want this:
“Raising the minimum wage is needed to help move workers out of poverty, said Dino Leone, president of The Quad-City Federation of Labor.”