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With the state of the economy and the high unemployment rate in Illinois, jobs are a main theme of the governor race between Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner. Jobs, minimum wage, the income tax and making Illinois attractive to employers are all issues that will come into play.
The issue of raising the minimum wage just made its opening salvo in 2014 as a bill proposing to gradually raise Illinois' minimum wage to $10.65 by 2016 passed an Illinois Senate committee.
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