Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage Salary

Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage Salary

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.

Quinn and other Democrats spoke at a Chicago campaign event yesterday about the non-binding measure on the November 4th ballot.

It asks if the minimum wage should be raised from $8.25 to $10.

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