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Rosenthal: No Minimum Wage Increase

Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner last week announced, as part of his economic plan, that he would support a gradual increase in the minimum wage.  Representative Wayne Rosenthal of Morrisonville does not agree:

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The current minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 per hour, higher than the federal minimum.  Rauner is the Republican challenger to incumbent Governor Pat Quinn.

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