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Will Quinn Campaign Get Minimum Wage Increase Back on Track?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.23.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

This could be an uphill battle, however, due to two statistics: Illinois already has the highest minimum wage in the region and unemployment is 9.2 percent -- second highest in the nation.

Income tax debate finally taking center stage

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

When rebootillinois.com launched in November 2012, we knew that an effort to change the Illinois constitution and start a sliding-scale, progressive i...

Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.