Slavery By Another Name

State Sen. Kimberly Lightford’s SB1565, which she first filed in February of 2011, gained some traction in the wake of Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address last month. In the speech, the Governor called for the Illinois minimum wage to be increased from its current level of $8.25 an hour, the fourth-highest level in the country, to $10.00 an hour. The move would … Continue reading Slavery By Another Name