“The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 39-18 Thursday on a largely party-line vote. The proposal would increase the $8.25-an-hour minimum wage by $1.75 next year and $1 more on each Jan. 1 until 2025.”
It’s wild how they can vote to fund certain things and immediately allocate the necessary funding but when it comes to minimum wage increases, $1 increases have to be spread out over YEARS.
Illinois Senate OKs $15 minimum wage, moves to House
The Illinois Senate has approved increasing the state’s minimum wage to $15 over six years.