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IL: Governor Renews Call for Hike in State Minimum Wage

In honor of the Labor Day Holiday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is renewing his call for an increase in the state minimum wage.

Governor Quinn wants lawmakers to pass legislation boosting Illinois' current minimum wage of $8.25 to $10.00 an hour.

Governor Quinn says by increasing the minimum wage to 10 bucks an hour, a half million Illinois consumers will earn an extra 48-hundred dollars a yea