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The Congressional Budget Office this week came out with a study that seems to discourage the idea of a minimum wage hike.  The CBO study said the move would cost as many as a half million jobs.  Representative Wayne Rosenthal of Morrisonville says there are a lot of reasons to resist a minimum wage hike:

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Governor Quinn has proposed a hike in the state minimum wage, while President Obama has proposed a federal increase.

 
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