Tag: Gov. Pritzker

Pritzker Signs Lightford’s $15 Minimum Wage Bill Into Law

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 Tuesday in the Governor’s Mansion, declaring his first major legislative victory “a time to celebrate.”

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Illinois House Passes Minimum Wage Bill Now Headed To Pritzker’s Desk

Thursday, February 14, 2019 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: House lawmakers and activists on the Capitol rotunda after the bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2025 passed the Illinois House on Thursday afternoon. | Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – A bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 by 2025 needs only Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature to become law, and his office said he stands ready to act in the coming days.

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Senate Democrats Send Minimum Wage Bill to House

Thursday, February 7, 2019 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: J.B. Pritzker is joined by minimum wage advocates in his office for a news conference Thursday following the Senate’s vote to approve Senate Bill 1, which raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over a 6-year period. He was joined by Sen. Kimberly Lightford (left), D-Maywood, the bill’s Senate sponsor, and Rep. Will Guzzardi (right), D-Chicago, the bill’s House sponsor. | Capitol News Illinois

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